Denel Group Structure
Denel is structured as a Corporate Office, which operates as an Investment Holding company with a number of Specialised Business Entities in its business portfolio in which Denel holds all or the majority of shares. These Business Entities, of which Denel Overberg Test Range is one, operate as independent entities under their own management structures. Denel also owns a number of legacy non-core business as well as minority shares in a number of associated businesses. For a diagram of the Denel Group structure organogram, please download the document under the download section of this page.
Chief Executive Officer
M. Public Administration (University of Stellenbosch), BPA (Hons), B.Tech Public Management (Peninsula Technikon), N.Dip. Public Management and Administration
Ms Salo held various senior positions in local government before joining OTR in 2013. She has experience and knowledge in the application of Business leadership and People management in a fast paced dynamic environment with multiple priorities.
Executive Manager: Test Projects
B.Eng Electronics Engineering (University Stellenbosch) B.Com (Unisa)
Mr Nel is responsible for the Test Projects Department. As part of the Executive Management team he is ultimately responsible for the Test Ranges business development and sales, to ensure that test projects are effectively and safely managed to the satisfaction of clients and for test system engineering. He plays an important role in meeting the turnover objectives of the entity. Mr Nel joined the Test Range in 1988 after holding several positions at Denel Dynamics.
Executive Manager: Instrumentation
B.Sc. Hons (Inf. Sys), B.Sc. (Comp. Sc.), Nat. Diploma (Electrical Engineering), Programme in Business Leadership (UNISA), Denel Management Programme (UNISA)
Mr Hannie is Executive Manager of the Instrumentation Department. He is responsible for the maintenance, operation and upgrade of the Test Ranges instrumentation systems. He started his career as a qualified electronic technician at Rhomberg-Brsler Electronics and Eskom. Since joining the Test Range in 2000 as system analyst, he also headed the software development team before being appointed in 2012 as member of the Executive Management team.
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Manager: Business Development
B.Com (TRM), various SANDF courses
Mrs Johnson was employed in the South African National Defence Force for 22 years in various portfolios of which five years was spent at Defence Foreign Relations. Her valuable experience varies from international relations, military security, defence diplomacy, public relations, project management, international protocol and marketing management. She joined the Test Range during May 2015.