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29th March 2013
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Full Name: Brian Walter Wilmot

Position: Chairperson of Aveng Mining: Shafts & Underground; Moolmans

Main Activity of the Company: Mining contracting

Date and Place of Birth: September 22, 1954, Middelburg, Cape

Education: Grey High School, PrTech Eng

First Job: Service mechanic

Size of First Pay Packet: R325 a month

Value of Assets under Your Control: R6-billion market capitalisation

Number of People Under Your Leadership: 9 400

Management Style: Inclusive

Personal Best Achievement: My marriage

Person Who Has Had The Biggest Influence on Your Life: My wife, Aileen

Person Who Has Had The Biggest Influence on Your Career: Frank Crowley

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: David Gilmour

Businessperson Who Has Impressed You Most: Mark Cutifani

Philosophy of Life: Do good

Biggest Ever Opportunity: Moolmans

Biggest Ever Disappointment: South African legal process

Hope For the Future: A stable and prosperous South Africa

Favourite Reading: Biographies

Favourite TV Programme: Mentalist

Favourite Food/Drink: Thai/good wine

Favourite Music: Pink Floyd

Favourite Sport: Golf

Hobbies: Flyfishing

Car: Land Cruiser

Pets: Airedale and Jack Russell

Miscellaneous Dislikes: Hypocrisy and lies of omission

Married: To Aileen

Children: Vicky and Heather

Clubs: Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club

Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu

 

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