Mrs Banoomatee Veerasamy is Acting Managing Director of The State Investment
Corporation Ltd (SIC), the investment arm of Government. She has over 30
years’ experience as Director on a number of Boards where Government holds
a stake. She has a strong background in strategic investment, having managed
the SIC’s portfolio of wholly and partly owned Government businesses.
She is the Executive Director of Prime Partners Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of
the SIC, serving as Corporate Secretary to subsidiaries/associates of SIC and
A qualified stockbroker, Mrs Veerasamy has managed Prime Securities Ltd and
has assisted at the inception of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM), of which
she was also a member. A Fellow of the ICSA, Mrs Veerasamy also holds a Masters’ degree in law from the
University of London. She was appointed to the Board on March 09, 2015.
HEIN Marc, GOSK
Mr Marc Hein,
founder and Head of Practice of Juristconsult
Chambers is a graduate of Gray’s Inn School of Law in London. Mr Hein
started practicing law in 1980 at the Chambers of Sir Raymond Hein, Q.C.
Mr Hein was elected to the Mauritius Parliament in 1983 and was a member
of Parliament until 1987. Mr Hein was also Chairman of the Mauritius Bar
Council in 1992. He established Juristconsult in 1992 which has been
thriving since, as a leading business law firm. Mr Hein is currently the Editor
of the Mauritius Business Law Review and represents local and international
clients on numerous cross border transactions.
Mr Hein was appointed as the first Enforcer of Global Finance Mauritius
(GFM). He was also the Chairman of the National Economic and Social
Council of Mauritius. From early 2012 to June 2014, Mr Hein was Chairman of the Board of the Financial
Services Commission. He was appointed to the Board on April 10, 2015.
Mr Daniel Mackay has worked for 33 years at Air France SA where he has
had various functions, including being a member of the Audit Committee
and Strategic Committee. Mr Mackay has solid experience in Corporate
Governance, Board of Directors and its Committees, good knowledge in
human resources and in social skills related to the activities of global air
transport. He was appointed to the Board on April 10, 2015.
MUNGROO Bissoon, GOSK
is the President of the Association of Hotels de
Charme de l’ile Maurice, President of the Rashitriya Sanatan Dharma
Mandir Sangathan and the Chairman and Managing Director of Manisa
Hotel (Mauritius) and Le Flamboyant Hotel. He is the Managing Director of
Mungroo & Sons Ltd (Transport), Gitanjali Co Ltd (Transport), the Director of
ALTEO Milling Company and the Managing Director of Office Clean and DHR
Training. He was appointed to the Board on April 10, 2015
Mr Muhammad Yoosouf SALEMOHAMED.
Mr Salemohamed started his career in a chartered accountants firm where he
obtained training in Accounting and Auditing. He joined a vertically integrated
textile manufacturing Company as accountant in 1975 and ended his
career there as General Manager. He has been associated in various textile
activities since 1975 to date.
He is a past president of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
past Chairman of the Mauritius College of the Air, past president of the
MEFPA. He has also been a Director of the Development Bank of Mauritius,
a member of the Petroleum Pricing Committee and an adviser to the Ministry
of Commerce and Industry.
He is presently the Chairman of Enterprise Mauritius and a Board member of the Islamic Cultural Centre
Trust Fund Board. He was appointed to the Board on July 30, 2015
Mr Ashwani Lohani is presently the Chairman & Managing Director of Air
India. He earlier worked as the Managing Director & Commissioner Tourism,
Government of Madhya Pradesh, CAO/IROAF, CME Northern Railway, DRM
Delhi, Director of National Rail Museum, New Delhi, Director in the Ministry of
Tourism Government of India, Chairman & Managing Director of India Tourism
Development Corporation and other important assignments in railways.
He is a life member of the Institute of Rolling Stock Engineers and the
Museums Association of India and the Founder cum Working President of
the Indian Steam Railway Society. He has written over a hundred articles and
columns on a variety of subjects in magazines and newspapers of national repute. He was appointed to the
Board on October 30, 2015.
Mr Patrick Roux is a graduate from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des
Télécommunications in Paris. He began his career at Air France in 1990,
working in the Quality Management Department for all North American
stations. In 1991, he was appointed to the position of Assistant to the Air
France Regional Cargo Director for Scandinavia and Finland. In 1992, he
joined the Revenue Management Team at Paris headquarters where he
was in charge of implementing the first yield management tool. After having
implemented the merger with Air Inter, he became, in 1998, Head of Pricing
and Revenue Management for all short and medium haul flights. In November
1999, he became Head of the Air France CEO’s Executive Cabinet, until
2002, when he became the worldwide Marketing Director of Air France.
In 2008, his responsibilities were expanded when he was appointed Senior Vice-President of Marketing for
Air France-KLM. In September 2010, he became Senior Vice-President Air France-KLM for the American
Continent based in New York. In September 2013, he was appointed Senior Vice President Air France-KLM
for Asia Pacific, and Senior Vice President Alliances Air France-KLM as from February 01, 2016. He was
appointed to the Board on January 22, 2016.
NOORAULLY Fooad - Company Secretary
Mr Fooad Nooraully is the Executive Vice President-Legal, Corporate Communications & Company
Secretary. He was formerly the Company Secretary & General Counsel. He joined the Company
in April 2001. Barrister-at-law by profession, he is in charge of the Legal Department, Corporate
Communications and Company Secretariat. A former State Counsel and Lecturer in law at the
University of Mauritius, he holds a Masters in Commercial Law from the University of Birmingham.