Mr. Festus Gontebanye Mogae is the Chairman of†the Choppies Group. He was the President of†Botswana from 1998-2008. He studied economics†at the Univerity of Oxford and graduated from†the Univerisity of Sussex. He is highly respected†as an economist and as a policy formulator†internationally. He has held and is currently†holding key positions in various organizations†such as the Intrnational Monetary Fund (IMF),†African Development Bank (ADB) an De Beers†Mining Company. He has also served on various†parastatal boards. In 2003, the former President†was awarded the highest honour of the Republic†of Botswana, Naledi Ya Botswana. In 2008, he won†the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievements in African†Leadership. He was appointed as The Chairman of†the Choppies Group board in October 2008.
†Mr. Farouk Ismail is the Deputy Chairman of the†Choppies Group. He is the founder of the Ismail†Group of companies. He is the founder shareholder†of the group. A visionary, he introduced the brain force†of Ramachandran Ottapathu into shareholding in†1992 which proved to be the effective step in this glorious journey.†
Mr. Ramachandran Ottapathu is the Chief Executive†Officer of the Choppies Group. A qualified†Chartered Accountant, Mr. Ottapathu graduated†in Commerce from the University of Calicut, India.†He is a member of the Botswana Institute of†Accountants. He joined Choppies group in 1992†and has ever since provided visionary leadership†as its Chief Executive Officer.