Profile Summary

Brian Patrick Connellan

Brian Patrick Connellan

Independent Director of ABSA Group

South Africa, Johannesburg, Finance & Business Services, Banking

Birth Details

Date of Birth: 28-06-1940      Place of Birth: Germiston, Gauteng

Current Position(s)

Non-Executive Director, Reunert Ltd, Johannesburg (1999 - present)

Non-Executive Director, Sasol Ltd, Johannesburg (1997 - present)

Non-Executive Director, Illovo Sugar Ltd, Durban (1993 - present)

Previous Position(s)

Executive Chair, Nampak Ltd (1990 - 2000)

Executive Director, C.G. Smith Ltd. (1990 - 2000)

In Brief

Brian Connellan is a Independent Director of ABSA Group. After qualifying as a chartered accountant, he joined the Barlows Group in 1964. He was appointed as a director of Barlow Rand Limited in 1985. Connellan was Executive Chairperson of the building materials, steel and paint division until 1990. Former Executive Chairperson of Nampak Limited, a position he held until retirement in 2000.

Professional

Directorship(s)

Non-Executive Director - Reunert Ltd, Johannesburg
(1999 - present)
Non-Executive Director - Sasol Ltd, Johannesburg
(1997 - present)
Non-Executive Director - Illovo Sugar Ltd, Durban
(1993 - present)
Non-Executive Director - Tiger Brands Ltd, Johannesburg
(1993 - present)
Director - Absa Group Limited, Johannesburg
(1992 - present)
Executive Director - C.G. Smith Ltd., Johannesburg
(1990 - 2000)
Executive Director - Barlow Rand Ltd, Johannesburg
(1985 - 1993)
Director - Oceana Group Ltd
Director - Nampak Ltd

Chairmanship(s)

Executive Chair - Nampak Ltd, Johannesburg
(1990 - 2000)
Chair - Plascon Evans Ltd., Johannesburg
(1985 - 1990)
Chair - Robor Industrial Holdings Ltd., Johannesburg
(1985 - 1990)
Chair - Federated Blaikie Ltd., Johannesburg
(1984 - 1986)

Education

Degree(s)

Witwatersrand University
C.T.A (1961)

Trade Qualification(s)

Chartered Accountant of South Africa (1963)

Activities

Societies

Councillor - Institute of Directors
(1989 - 1995)
Councillor - Corporate Forum
(1990 - 1996)
Councillor - South African Foundation
(1993 - 1998)

Personal

Family

Marital Status: Married to Merle Agnew      Sons: 1      Daughters: 1

Father: John Connellan      Mother: Phoebe