27 June 2019

18 years of experience in the construction industry, Pherdy le Roux has been
appointed as the new Managing Director of GVK-Siya Zama’s Gauteng operation.

construction company’s CEO, Eben Meyburgh, says: “Pherdy shares the vision of
the company and our values.  This, combined with his unique contracting
ability and vast experience, made him the logical choice for us. He is well
positioned to take the business unit in that region to the next level.”

his appointment, Le Roux shares: “Although I have taken up the reins in a
difficult market, we have stability and are well-positioned for an upturn. I am
very optimistic about the future and the growth of our business.”

his new role, he will continue to focus on building a strong, stable and
responsible construction business in Gauteng.   Le Roux further
mentions: “It is important that we continue to find skilled employees who can
deliver projects to the standard we uphold today. I would like to build a
business that is renowned for producing a quality product and delivering
projects on time and within budget – creating win-win situations for all our
stakeholders and, in turn, repeat business for us.”

Roux, whose parents both work in the building industry, began his construction
career as a Quantity Surveyor and Assistant Site Manager. Over the years, he
has enjoyed highlights such as taking the lead on the construction of a large
portion of the Medupi Power Station and two new platinum processing plants,
being promoted to Head of Department at a leading multinational engineering and
construction group at the age of 30, and enjoying a successful career overseas.

is employing people like Pherdy, who not only possess the right skills, but who
live and breathe our values, that has enabled us to build a robust and agile
construction company that remains relevant in an ever-changing social and
economic landscape,” concludes Meyburgh.

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