Herman Evert

Managing Director

Herman Evert has over 25 years managerial experience and was previously appointed as Managing Director of Crossroads Distribution, after acting head of three Crossroads channels, including the Dedicated Contracts North Channel since September 2013. Herman graduated part-time from Unisa with a BCompt degree. Among his many professional accomplishments, he completed numerous executive development courses at prestigious local and international tertiary institutions.


Jaco Brits

Chief Financial Officer

Jaco obtained a B Com Honours degree and CTA from the University of Pretoria and subsequently completed his articles with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2002 he has held financial roles with various leading multinational companies. He joined SkyNet in January 2016 responsible for Finance, Operational IT, Administration and Governance.


Eugene Swanepoel

Chief Operating Officer

Active in the courier industry since 2001, Eugene joined SkyNet in 2006 where he started off as Branch Manager of the Cape Town wing. In 2010, Eugene moved up to Gauteng to fulfill the role of Regional Manager before being appointed as General Manager in March 2012. Eugene matriculated in 1986 at Brebner High School in Bloemfontein and proceeded to graduate with a B. Luris in 1993 through the University of Free State. In 2005, Eugene obtained his MBA with distinction through the same institution.


Nazira Jeewa

Strategic Project Executive 

Nazira Jeewa directs key strategic projects for the company. She has been with the group for over 15 years and has a wealth of industry experience across all facets of the business. Nazira specializes in the implementation and realization of new business processes, ensuring that the company remains in step with the ever changing business environment.


Wendy Fergusson

Human Resources Executive

Wendy has 25 years experience in the Courier / Road Freight Industry. Wendy joined Crosscape Express, a Division of the Crossroads Group, in March 1996 and took on the role of HR Manager at Skynet in July 2009 when Crosscape Express and Skynet merged. Wendy has completed HR Management Diplomas and the post-graduate Certificate Programme in Industrial Relations at Wits Business School and is a qualified Skills Development Facilitator. She is responsible for all aspects of Recruitment, Industrial Relations, Skills Development, Employment Equity, Performance Management and the Company’s BBBEE rating. 



Samie de Necker

Operations Executive

Samie joined Crossroads in March 1992 as an accountant with the Trencor Transport division. After divisional mergers, Samie was appointed Assistant General Manager at Skynet in July 2009. He is responsible for National operations and the profitability of the regions reporting to him via the Regional Managers of the Western Cape/Eastern Cape/KZN and Central. Samie has a BCom Accounting Degree and an SMP.



Beverly Taylor

Compliance Officer

Beverly joined SkyNet in 2009 as Branch Manager for Isando Branch. After two years she was selected to complete a Project Management program for 18 months. She then successfully completed a project in Debtors and was promoted to National Credit Manager in 2012. In Sept 2015 she took on the role of Compliance Officer which is responsible for SHEQ nationally. She completed her Transport Management Diploma in 2004.

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