We care enough to do right by all our stakeholders.
A history of care, trust, and service excellence.
Doing right by society: Level 1 BBBEE certified.

Our Story

At Empact we are on a journey – a journey to do our best and be the best for our people, our clients, our partners, our community and our planet. 

This is the passion that drives us to be the preferred, purpose led partner for catering, cleaning and integrated facilities management solutions in Southern Africa; known for our skilled and caring people, our consistent excellence in service delivery and the value we create for our clients. 

As a client centric values-based solutions business we aim to consistently create value for our stakeholders all while prioritising our people, protecting and nurturing our planet and positively impacting our communities. 

Each of our bespoke, multi-service solutions are uniquely designed to solve our clients problems – allowing you to concentrate on your core business; knowing that all your non-core activities are being managed in the safest, most effective and most cost-efficient manner possible. 

This is how we care, create value, deliver impact and do right by you.

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Our Values

Partnership

To build relationships with colleagues, departments, suppliers, regulators, and clients that enable mutual beneficial relationships, foster innovation, and ensure organisational sustainability.

Innovation

To intentionally create and capture new value by innovating new ways of working. To build a culture of continuous innovation so we can sustainably grow, differentiate ourselves and always be prepared for what’s next.

Courage

To have the courage to live our values – the courage to partner, to be ethical, to innovate and to provide exceptional service all the time. Courage is at the heart of how we operate.

Integrity

To take responsibility, act truthfully and consistently do the right thing.

Service

To continuously deliver exceptional service in an efficient and safe way that creates lasting value both internally with our clients and consumers. To be known for our service excellence.

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Our Footprint

BBBEE Level 1

Empact Group is a certified Level 1 BBBEE contributor. Our BBBEE status means that our clients get recognition from partnering and enlisting the services of a transformative business that is committed to the transformation goals of government when it comes to skills development, empowering SMMEs and adding value to the economy.

Leadership

Alan Quinn
Alan Quinn

CEO

As CEO, Alan’s responsibility lies in growing the business holistically, inspiring people to go further together, and to do right by all our stakeholders for the collective greater good.

Professionally qualified, Alan has been with Empact since the acquisition of Supercare Services Group by Compass Group in 2012 where he previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer. He has also gained extensive experience by being a business owner in the technology space. 

Leading with heart and care, Alan is driven to contribute to the wellbeing of South African society and is a firm believer in purpose and the value of people in business.

Kubendran Moodley
Kuben Moodley

Managing Director, Food Solutions

As Managing Director, Kubendran is responsible for providing strategic direction across the food business – doing right by clients by partnering with them and continually ensuring operational excellence.

During his time with Empact, he held various commercial positions, the most recent of which was Head of Finance for the Food Division. 

Kubendran aspires to make a positive difference by cultivating collaborative partnerships with all stakeholders in the organisation in order to achieve growth and profitability, while still ensuring the utmost care for our people, our clients, and the environment.

Johan Gerber
Johan Gerber
Managing Director, Cleaning, Hygiene & Pest Management Solutions.

Johan’s responsibility at Empact Group lies in doing right by our people, clients, and planet through the delivery of innovative and sustainable cleaning, hygiene and pest management solutions.

Before Joining Supercare, Johan founded and managed E-Doc Group, successfully delivering marketing, training and publishing solutions to the healthcare sector. 

His entrepreneurial and collaborative approach is to confidently rally people together to drive shared value.

Andile Mgudlwa
Andile Mgudlwa

Managing Director, Integrated Facilities Management Solutions

Andile’s role is to facilitate a one-stop shop for our clients by integrating all the facilities management services we offer at Empact Group into an innovative solution that adds real value to our clients’ businesses.

A professional engineer, Andile has spent most of his career focused on driving growth for a number of large companies, and prior to joining Empact Group, he spent a few years as a Sales Director for one of the biggest players in the Facilities Management industry.

He is driven to do right by our clients by ensuring outstanding service, innovation, commitment, and total peace of mind.

Lara Barlow
Lara Barlow

HSE Director

As the Health, Safety and Environmental Director since 2014, Lara is responsible for wellbeing across the business – doing right by people, partners, clients, and the planet.

Prior to joining Empact Group, Lara was the National Technical Manager for Pick n Pay, responsible for the establishment of the business policy and procedures around food safety, quality assurance and product development. 

Lara seeks to make a meaningful impact through collaborative relationships that emphasise the importance of shared values in order to implement sustainable practices, which enable a better future.

Our Shareholders

Thebe Investment Corporation (TIC)
Building Communities. Our Bottom Line

Thebe Investment Corporation (TIC) is an investment company with its roots firmly etched in the rich history of a democratic South Africa. Founded in July 1992 with a capital inject of R100 000, Thebe has grown to become on the SA’s most diversified investment group with assets over R10 billion. Thebe prides itself in strong heritage and the foundation laid by its founders such as Former President Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Dr Beyers Naude, Dr Enos Mabuza and Vusi Khanyile. 

Thebe’s strategy is to promote mutually beneficial economic partnerships by investing in or developing businesses that can create value for its stakeholders through origination, execution, and prudent management of investments. Thebe’s investment portfolio has grown to be a strategically diversified portfolio contributing to the company’s mandate of building communities while equally remaining true to its objective of driving transformation. 

Thebe’s investment footprint spans across a wide spectrum of sectors such as Petrochemical, Power and Energy, Business Services, Food, Agro Processing and Agriculture as well as Media.

Company History

Tongaat Hulett
Tongaat Hulett
Supervision Food services is created as a wholly owned subsidiary of Tongaat Hulett
1994
Compass Group
The name of KKSFS changed to Compass Group Southern Africa (CGSA)
Tongaat Huletts sells 80% of its shares in Supervision Food Services to Kagiso Khulani Food Services. Compass Group Holdings PLC entered the South African market and acquired the shareholdings held by Tongaat Hulett and Firstcorp. The name of KKSFS changed to Compass Group Southern Africa (CGSA)
2010
Supercare
CGSA purchases Supercare
CGSA purchases the entire shareholding of the Supercare Services Group & its subsidiaries.
2016
Thebe
Thebe Investment Corporation holds 100% of CGSA shares
March 2019 - TIC acquired the remaining shareholding of Compass Group PLC in CGSA, and now holds 100% of the shareholding.
2019
1984
Thebe Investment
Kagiso Khulani Supervision Food Services (KKSFS)
Khulani Investment, the Kagiso Trust, Tongaat Hulett Group and Firstcorp came together in Kagiso Khulani Supervision Food Services (KKSFS) to acquire the business of Supervision Food Services
1997
Thebe
Thebe Investment Corporation holds 25% CGSA shares
Investments and the Kagiso Trust exited CGSA, and Thebe Investment Corporation acquires a 25% shareholding in CGSA. Thebe’s sole shareholder at the time of formation was the Batho Batho Trust. The original Board of Trustees of Thebe Investment Corporation included Nelson Mandela (Chairman), Walter Sisulu, Rev Beyers Naude and Siddik Ahmed.
2012
Thebe Investment
Thebe Investment Corporation holds 41% CGSA shares
Thebe Investment Corporation acquired a further 16% of the shareholding in CGSA from Compass Group Holdings PLC, effectively holding 41% in CGSA.
2019
Empact Group
Empact Group (Proprietary) Limited
11 April 2019 - Name of CGSA changed to Empact Group (Proprietary) Limited

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