Ben de Bruynback
Mr. de Bruyn was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of ENR Russia Invest SA with effect 1 January 2014. He is also a board member of Niveus AG, a private company in Switzerland. Prior to this he was employed from July 2006 with Valartis Asset Management SA with the responsibility for private equity transactions. Mr. de Bruyn has more than 20 years of experience in merger and acquisitions, capital raisings, privatisations and group restructurings. Previously, he led the corporate finance division of Brait SA, a South African private equity and investment group where he was involved in a number of private equity transactions, including leveraged buy-outs of listed companies. Before this he worked for the capital markets team of Absa Bank Ltd and in the corporate banking division of First Rand Ltd. He holds business and legal degrees from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa as well as a postgraduate diploma in taxation from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1993, he was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa.