An experienced and innovative executive with 40 years’ corporate leadership experience across the globe, Marjo serves as Non-Executive Director on various Boards, acts as advisor and does strategy consultation.
He retired as President, Sasol Qatar late 2015. Prior to taking the reigns of the Qatar operation, Marjo was General Manager, Sasol New Energy in Johannesburg and Managing Director of Sasol Chemicals Pacific Ltd in Singapore. He worked internationally for 27 years, in North America, South America, Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe.
During his career Marjo developed a proven record of building and managing profitable business in multicultural environments and Joint Ventures. Over the years he managed, advised and served on boards of various international companies, joint ventures, advisory councils and has been an active member of business chambers and associations. He has a record of developing successful and sound relationships with all stakeholders, especially host governments. His professional experience spans strategy development and implementation, research and development, organisational development, project management, marketing and sales, business development, market development, JV management and general management. He is a strategic thinker with a deep knowledge of the Chemicals, Energy (gas and coal value chain), Petrochemicals, Renewable Energy, Enterprise Asset Management Business, M&A, business management and business transformation.
Besides current Board responsibilities, Marjo focuses on Executive and Leadership development, especially with regards to the fast changing requirements to meet the latest disruptive technologies and business interventions, like Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, AI, etc.
Marjo is a graduate in Physical Chemistry and Business Management. He is married, with two grown children. In his spare time, he enjoys the great outdoors, food, cultures, photography, golf, reading, travelling and history.