Our leadership

The SAMED Board, comprising a diverse selection of industry leaders, is tasked with ensuring our continued ability to create and sustain value for our members and stakeholders. It does so by setting strategic direction, reviewing and forming committees, engaging with stakeholders and overseeing our governance procedures.

With the holistic interests of the industry at the heart of the Board’s mandate, its members regularly meet and focus on building the credibility of the sector among our stakeholders.

The SAMED Board reviews and forms our committees annually, giving due consideration to transformation, representation, applicable expertise and capacity building. The composition, structure and governance of our board, committees and secretariat are described in our Constitution and Standard Operating Procedures.

Avanthi Govender Bester

Avanthi Govender Bester
SAMED Chairperson
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Becton Dickinson (BD)

William Hodson
SAMED Vice Chairperson
Head of Quality, Regulatory & EHS, Siemens Healthcare

Reiner Gabler
SAMED Treasurer &
MDMSA Representative

Chief Executive Officer
Gabler Medical

Rob Millar
Zomelele (Pty) Ltd

Clive Potter
SA Biomedical

Donata Kubheka
Senior Mgr, Health Economics
& Market Access

Johnson & Johnson Medical

Dr Vitor Ferrão
General Manager
Stryker South Africa

Motsei Masilo

Motsei Masilo

Leanne Cook
Head SSA Hub & General Manager
Fresenius Medical Care

Madeleine Pearce
Senior Quality & Regulatory
Systems Manager

Philips Healthcare

Marlon Burgess
Chief Executive Officer
Fresenius Medical Care

Monica Lucas
General Manager

Peter Mehlape
Managing Director – Southern Africa

Sabine Hellyer
SALDA Representative
Area Sales Manager Africa

Thermo Fisher