Nationality: South African
Committee memberships: Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee, Investment Committee (Chair), Nomination Committee (Chair)
Dr Edwin Hertzog was appointed as the non-executive Chairman of the Company on 15 February 2016. Prior to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited in 2016, he served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited from 1983 and as the Chairman from 1992. As a specialist anaesthetist, he was commissioned by the then Rembrandt group (now Remgro) in 1983 to undertake a feasibility study on the establishment of a private hospital group, and three years later, in 1986, Mediclinic International Limited (then Medi-Clinic Corporation Limited) was listed on the JSE. He was appointed as the first managing director of Mediclinic International Limited upon its establishment in 1983. He served as executive Chairman of Mediclinic from 1992 until August 2012 when he retired from his executive role, but remained on the Board as non-executive Chairman. He also serves as the non-executive deputy Chairman of Remgro and is a past Chairman of the council of the Stellenbosch University.
Qualifications: Dr Hertzog holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB, ChB); Fellowship of the Faculty of Anaesthesiologists (SA); and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) (honoris causa).