Nationality: South African
Committee memberships: Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee, Investment Committee (Chairperson), Nomination Committee (Chairperson)
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 Ltd in 2016, he served as a Director of Mediclinic International Ltd 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. Three years later, in 1986, Mediclinic International Ltd (then Medi-Clinic Corporation Ltd) was listed on the JSE Ltd (then Johannesburg Stock Exchange). He was appointed as the first Managing Director of Mediclinic International Ltd 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 Stellenbosch University.
Qualifications: Dr Hertzog holds an MBChB (Stellenbosch University); MMed Anaesthesiology (Stellenbosch University);
the FCA (SA) (Fellowship of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa); and a PhD in Philosophy honoris causa (Stellenbosch University).