Cashbuild is the largest retailer of building materials and associated products, selling directly to cash-paying customers through its 319 (and growing) stores in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Malawi and Zambia. Cashbuild which employs 6 238 people, comprises Cashbuild Limited and the operating subsidiaries registered in the abovementioned countries. Cashbuild is the first choice retailer in its chosen field in all the regions in which it operates. It achieves this by carrying a focused in-depth quality product range at the most competitive prices, to meet the needs of the local market for homebuilders, home improvers, contractors, farmers, traders and any persons wanting to purchase our quality building materials for cash.
Cashbuild shares have been listed on the JSE Securities Exchange since 1986.
Our vision is to be the preferred retailer and integrated supplier of building materials, associated products and services across all market segments in selected countries.
We are the preferred retailer and integrated supplier of building materials, associated products and services, through chosen brands, across all market segments in selected countries.
We conduct business in a socially and environmentally responsible manner and continuously seek to maximise returns to all our stakeholders through:
Optimally utilising all our resources and applying industry and technology best practices through the Cashbuild Way, thereby providing superior, sustainable financial returns to our shareholders.
Nov 30, 2004
Completed his board exam in 1994 and completed his articles with PwC. On 1 December 2004 he joined Cashbuild as the Financial Director, with 10 years working experience specifically in the retail sector. On 1 March 2011 he was appointed as the Marketing and Procurement Director. On 1 March 2012 he was appointed as the Chief Executive.
Feb 28, 2011
Completed his board exam in 1990 and completed his articles at Deloitte and Touche. He gained experience in various industries prior to joining Cashbuild as the Financial Controller in June 2005. On 1 March 2011 he was appointed as the Financial Director.
Mar 26, 2007
Has 24 years retail operations experience, Fifteen years operating in the neighbouring countries and joined Cashbuild in August 2005. He was appointed Operations Director on 27 March 2007.
Apr 1, 2018
Has been appointed to the board as executive director responsible for Commercial and Marketing, with effect from 2 April 2018. He obtained his CA(SA) qualification in 1994 and completed his articles with PwC. Wimpie joined Cashbuild in April 2008 and has been responsible for various functions, with the last 6 years as Procurement Executive.
Cashbuild's training and development initiatives ensures that all employees are trained for their current job as well as developing potential for future growth and personal development, thus allowing for continued employability in an ever changing world. The training and development strategy is based on a tiered approach allowing for career path planning and growth.
Cashbuild is committed to the development of all its employees and encourages self-motivation and initiative. A job well-done is acknowledged and exceptional performance is rewarded. Employees are nominated by their colleagues for the "Employee of the month" award in each store. Exceptional individual performance is recognised at an annual award ceremony known as the Hall of Fame Banquet. Candidates are nominated by their colleagues and selected by an elected committee. Employees receive bonuses for exceptional performances.
Why work at Cashbuild
One exceptional performer looking for
another, join our winning team. We have consistently grown revenue and
operating profit, and we won't be slowing down.
Cashbuild is Southern Africa's leading retailer of mass building materials, home improvement and related products. With 256 stores (and growing) in South Africa and neighbouring countries offering fantastic career growth opportunities for dynamic, result-orientated operational and support office staff. Cashbuild is recognised as a 'Best Company to work for'