Management

Desert Fruit is run by an experienced team of highly qualified individuals.

Heinrich Böhme
Heinrich BöhmeCEO
Christo can der Merwe
Christo can der Merwe
Etienne Maritz
Etienne MaritzFinancial Manager
Helene Edmonds
Helene EdmondsPack Store Manager
Leandri O’Callaghan
Leandri O’CallaghanAssistant Pack Store Manager
Karolina Hendricks
Karolina HendricksJunior Pack Store Manager
Bertus O'Callaghan
Bertus O'CallaghanProduction Manager
Romanus van der Westhuizen
Romanus van der WesthuizenJunior Manager Production
Johannes Kanumbo
Johannes KanumboJunior Manager Production
Emile Oosthuizen
Emile OosthuizenProduction Manager
Daniel Kawiwa
Daniel KawiwaJunior Production Manager
Morne Olivier
Morne OlivierFinancial Accountant
Lensia O’Callaghan
Lensia O’CallaghanHuman Resource Manager
Rachel Gorasem
Rachel GorasemClinic and Medical Sister
Medusalem Nousiku
Medusalem NousikuStaff Housing Manager
Jacolette Boonzaaier
Jacolette BoonzaaierStoreroom Manager
Raina Kuutembuka
Raina KuutembukaCost Accountant
Brenda Roelf
Brenda RoelfJunior Storeroom Manager
Georg Mostert
Georg MostertFleet, Logistics, Plant and Equipment
Jamaica Awaseb
Jamaica AwasebWorkshop Manager
Patrick Cloete
Patrick CloeteMaintenance Manager
Suzette Smit
Suzette SmitCreche Principal
Simon Katzao
Simon KatzaoJunior Domestic Manager
Nagavejambe Muhanda
Nagavejambe MuhandaSecurity Manager

Staff

Desert Fruit currently employs 300 permanent staff and up to 100 seasonal workers during peak season. At full production, the farm will employ around 300 seasonal workers in addition to 300 permanent staff, providing a valuable source of employment in this isolated region.

Our proud team leaders are:

Lukas Vitumbu
Lukas Vitumbu
Aurelia Amakutuwe
Aurelia Amakutuwe
Aurelia Dikuwa
Aurelia Dikuwa
Petrina Helondo
Petrina Helondo
Helsia Nghitemo
Helsia Nghitemo
Linus Shaambeni
Linus Shaambeni
Jason David
Jason David
Kavera Damasus
Kavera Damasus
Shaun Cassidy
Shaun Cassidy
Konstatinus Fridrich
Konstatinus Fridrich
Nikodemus Shaalukeni
Nikodemus Shaalukeni
Elfride Kavhura
Elfride Kavhura
Andreas Wilhelm
Andreas Wilhelm
Damasus Marungu
Damasus Marungu
Rosalia Malakia
Rosalia Malakia