The Executive Committee…


The Executive Committee

George Sebulela - Chairman
George Sebulela is the Founding President and CEO of Sebvest Holdings, Compressor and Engine Engineering (Pty) Ltd's holding company. Previously George was the Head of Government, Empowerment and Public Infrastructure Finance at Absa Capital. He was also a member of Absa Capital Executive Committee. Prior to this George was the Business Development Executive at Avis Fleet Services, responsible for Business Development, Marketing Strategy and Government & State Owned Enterprises. George is also the General Secretary of BBEC as well as a chairman of the University of Fort Hare Foundation


Gavin Acar - Chief Executive Officer
Gavin Acar was appointed CEO of Compressor and Engine Engineering (Pty) ltd in October 1999. Gavin joined C&E as a Fitter and Turner in June 1991 and became Factory Manager in 1995. Under his tenure as CEO of C&E, the company has diversified its focus beyond its engineering roots and has become one of South Africa's leading suppliers to the locomotive and compressor air industries. Gavin has an N6 in Mechanical Engineering and was profiled as a Business Leader in Creamer Media's "Engineering News" in August 2010.


Debra O'Callaghan - Financial Director
Debra O'Callaghan was appointed Financial Director of Compressor and Engine Engineering (Pty) ltd on the 1st September 2011. Prior to this Debra was Financial Manager at Private Label Promotion (Pty) Ltd from April 2008 to August 2011. Debra ran the Finance and Payroll Division for the PLP Group of Companies. Private Label Promotion is one of the leading South African companies within the technology, lifestyle and business systems arenas and provides solutions to Top 40 companies in South Africa.