Zak is the founder of Cartrack and global CEO. Zak has an impressive entrepreneurial history with over 24 years’ of experience in the telematics industry. Having founded and operated a number of businesses, Zak has a wide range of technical and operational knowledge relating to business models and information technology.

Morné GrundlinghCFO

Morné is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He holds a BComm (Hons) degree from the University of Johannesburg and a M.Sc. (Accounting and Finance) from Birmingham City University. After finishing his training in 2000 at Deloitte, Morné worked at Blackrock and Barclays in the London and Singapore offices. Morné initially joined Cartrack in February 2017 as CFO for the Asia Pacific region.

DAVID BROWNIndependent Non-executive Chairman

David holds a BComm degree from the University of South Africa and an MBA from the University of Cape Town. In addition, he attended the Management Development Programme at the School of Business Leadership, and the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School in the USA. He spent 30 years with the Standard Bank Group, where he held various senior positions, including managing director of Stanbic Bank Botswana, managing director of Stanbic Bank Zambia, managing director of Stannic Asset Finance and managing director of Standard Bank’s Commercial Banking division. He was appointed CEO of Mercantile Bank and Mercantile Holdings Limited (a JSE-listed company) in 2004 and stepped down as CEO in 2013.

THEBE IKALAFENGIndependent Non-executive Director

Thebe holds BSc (Business Administration) and MBA degrees from Marquette University in the USA and has completed executive development courses in finance at Wits and Harvard Business School. A chartered marketer (CM(SA)), he has held various marketing positions in the USA and Africa. He is the founder and managing director of Brand Leadership Group, deputy chairman of South African Tourism and non-executive director of Mercantile Bank and WWF South Africa

KIM WHITEIndependent Non-executive Director

Kim is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor. Kim has over 15 years of experience in the accounting and auditing sector servicing a wide variety of industries. She holds a postgraduate certificate in advanced taxation and a postgraduate certificate in international taxation, as well as being a certified financial planner and a master tax practitioner (SA).

Kim is a registered member of SAICA, a member of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals and is registered with the Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA).

Sharoda RapetiIndependent Non-executive Director

Sharoda has a National Higher Diploma: Electronic Engineering, a Masters in Business Administration and over 30 years strategic and operational experience in the Telecommunications-, Media- and Technology Industries. She was a director at Deloitte Africa where she established the TMT advisory services practice for Deloitte Africa. She was also the Smart Cities Leader and Digital Payments Leader for Deloitte Africa.
Sharoda has extensive non-executive director experience in the Built Environment and in banking where she served as South Africa’s first female Vice President of the Engineering Council of South Africa and as non-executive director on the board of Mercantile Bank.


Annamè holds a BProc and a LLB degree as well as a postgraduate diploma in corporate law. She is an admitted attorney in South Africa and specialises in regulatory compliance and corporate governance with specific emphasis on the application of the Companies Act, JSE Rules and Listings Requirements and related global best practices. She has held various positions in the financial services industry including acting as company secretary for two JSE-listed entities.