Fonds BC1056 - Alistair Ruiters Papers

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Alistair Ruiters Papers


  • 1890-1990 (Creation)

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ca.500 items

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Dr. Alistair Paul Ruiters, co-founded Ehlobo Holdings Limited. Dr. Ruiters is the Director General of the Department of Trade and Industry. Dr. Ruiters served as Director General of the Department of Trade and Industry and Rafiq Bagus. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Ehlobo Holdings (Pty) Limited and PBMR (Pty) Limited. He is an Executive Chairperson of Mogale Alloys (Pty) Ltd. He serves as Executive Director of Samancor Chrome Limited. Dr. Ruiters serves as Director of Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (Pty) Ltd., Proudly South Africa, Ehlobo Capital (Pty) Ltd., Batho Barena Investments Holdings (Pty) Ltd., Clifton Dunes Investment 72 (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo Advisory (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo Group (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo Heath Care (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo Heavy Minerals (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo ICT (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo Industrial developments (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo Property Holdings (Pty) Ltd., Ehlobo Resources (Pty) Ltd., Karibo Coal (Pty) Ltd., Khula Enterprise Finance, Khula Institutional Support Services, Kupukani Trust, Rafali Investment (Pty) Ltd., Shascaph Investments (Pty) Ltd., Umcebo Holdings (Pty) Ltd., Umcebo Mining (Pty) Ltd., Peopleone Voucher and Card Services, Josdel Property No 125 (Pty) Ltd., Kijaro Investments (Pty) Ltd., and Ehlobo Steel (Pty) Ltd. He served as Non-Executive Director of Metmar Limited from May 8, 2006 to April 15, 2011. He served as a Non Executive Director of Sylvania Resources Ltd., from August 15, 2007 to October 2, 2010. He served as Director of All Joy Foods Ltd. until October 25, 2005 and PC Group. Dr. Ruiters joined the Public Service in May 1994. He served as Non Executive Independent Director of Heritage Collection Holdings Ltd. He also served as the chairperson of the National Empowerment Fund. He completed PHD (Post Doctoral Fellowship) at Oxford University.

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Correspondence, notes, minutes, reports, project reports, newspapers and press cuttings used as sources for his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy submitted to Oxford University in 1993, titled "The development of politics of black co-operatives in South Africa, 1906-1990. A critical examination of the relationship between social movement support and the formation and failure of co-operatives".


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  • English

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  • English



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