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MEET THE TEAM

Dacha was specifically formed to manage and operate all of the companies future greenhouse facilities, production facilities and local and international dealings.

The management team has over 60 years of collective business experience throughout Africa as well as Internationally. Having hand selected and recruited experienced and dynamic growers and facility operators, the company is excited about the future of its endeavours. The company has also recruited a team of irrigation engineers & botanists. Coupled with this, Dacha has teamed up with leaders in the greenhouse and hydroponic industry. The company will have a hands on, professional approach to all its business operations.

Dacha Corporation SA is proud to announce that it has entered into a new 50% BEE partnership agreement with Mosong Capital Group, owned by renowned businessman Moss Mashishi, who is the Founder and the Executive Chairman of Matemeku Group (Pty) Ltd. Mr Mashishi is the former Chief Executive Officer of the following: Moribo Leisure (Pty) Ltd, South African Tourism and the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development and has chaired the Board of One & Only Cape Town (Pty) Ltd, the Governance & Assurance and the Investment Committees of De Beers (South Africa).

Mashishi is a Non–Executive Director in Ponahalo, a 26% shareholder in De Beers Mining SA and various other Matemeku Investee companies. On the sporting front he was involved in South African Sports for over 20 years and later became the President of the South African Confederation & Olympic Committee (SASCOC), a position he held until 2009.

He is a recipient of the following awards: 2000/2001 FEDHASA Leadership Award, 2002 Tribute Business Leadership Award and 2003 IPM Presidential Leadership Award.

Willie Van Der Merwe

FOUNDER AND CEO

Moss Mashishi

GROUP PARTNER

Darren Smith

OPERATIONS MANAGER & CONSULTANTS

Karen Van Der Merwe

DIRECTOR

Tidimalo Khobane

DIRECTOR

Kudakwashe Makoni

ZIMBABWEAN PARTNER

Chief T Lerotholi

LESOTHO PARTNER

Ts'eliso Ntabe

LESOTHO PARTNER

Stephen Madimade

BOTSWANA PARTNER

Dr Smitta Moalosi

BOTSWANA PARTNER

Andrew Makoni

LEGAL COUNSEL

Joseph Zengeya

ZIMBABWE OPERATIONS

Frik Weldhagen

LEGAL COUNSEL

Dr Smitta Moalosi

BOTSWANA PARTNER

Shannon S

BRAND ACTIVATOR