Paul Stuiver is CEO of the Pretoria Portland Cement Company. He was previously CEO of Barloworld Logistics, which has operations in Southern Africa, Europe, USA and the Middle East. He began his career as a metallurgical engineer in the steel industry and joined Barloworld as plant superintendent for PPC. He occupied various positions in PPC and was appointed to the board in 1995. Other activities during this time included chairman of the Northern Cape Mine Managers Association; trustee of the Northern Cape Province Education Trust and as the South African Representative on the International Lime Association. He is co-inventor of a patent in lime technology. His association with Industrial Chemicals, Packaging and Logistics industries has led to extensive international travel. He was instrumental in formulating the strategy and business case which culminated in the formation of Barloworld Logistics, Barloworld’s newest division, during 2001.Extra-mural activities include a passion for motorcycling, playing tennis, golf, and traveling with his family. He is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.