GROUP CEO: Richard Vries
Chief Commercial Officer: Andrè Bosch
Group Financial Officer: Mohammed Mayat
Physical address: 14 Eglin Road, Sunninghill 2191
Postal address: PO Box 2700, Rivonia 2128
Telephone: +27 (0)11 519 4600
Fax: +27 (0)11 807 5670
GIBB is a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm based in South Africa with 67% black ownership. The firm has a strong African orientation with a large geographical footprint on the continent.
The firm has been operating since 1956 and has proven capabilities in delivering world-class projects of any magnitude. GIBB prides itself on delivering high quality projects underpinned by an independently certified ISO 9001 quality system since 1999.
GIBB recognises and appreciates the potential offered by the African continent. The firm has, over the years, developed an in-depth understanding of the challenges of developing infrastructure in Africa. GIBB has executed various, complex projects across various sectors and engineering disciplines across many African countries. The firm remains committed to achieving excellence in every project, and is proud to be the firm of choice for the Continent’s greatest engineers, who are leading experts in their fields. GIBB’s technical expertise is enhanced through our relationships with various global partners.
GIBB is conscious of the environment in which it operates in and continuously seeks ways to offer sustainable solutions on its projects.
GIBB recently secured the South African Professional Services of the Year Award and Productivity SA Award. GIBB’s long track record of industry awards is a testament of recognition by industry peers.
The winning combination of top talent, in-depth industry knowledge, well-earned reputation for excellence and commitment to timeous, within budget delivery ensures that the client is guaranteed ultimate success of every project.
GIBB has executed projects in Angola; Cameroon; Djibouti; DRC; Ethiopia; Gambia; Kenya; Malawi; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Rwanda; Senegal; Uganda; and Zimbabwe. The firm also boasts offices in Botswana; Ghana; Lesotho; Nigeria; Seychelles; Swaziland; Tanzania and Zambia.
STATISTICS / DEMOGRAPHICS / HISTORY
Year founded: 1956
Branches: Bloemfontein; Durban; Cape Town; East London; Pretoria; Johannesburg; Port Elizabeth; Queenstown; Mthatha, Newcastle
Trade affiliations: GBCSA, MESA SAACPP, SABOI, SANCOLD, RFA
Strategic partnerships: BBCBE
BUSINESS & FINANCE
Turnover: R 1 061 704 019
Operating profit: R 123 309 501
Net profit: R 74 789 176
Financial year-end: 28 February 2015
Subsidiaries: GIBB (Pty) Ltd, Arcus GIBB Nigeria, GIH Limited, ACE GIBB, SVA International (Pty) Ltd
Holding company: GIBB Holdings (Pty) Ltd
Bank: Nedbank Limited, Zenith Bank Plc, Skye Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc, Bank One Limited Accountants: LDP Inc.
JSE listing and date: N/A
Foreign listing and date: N/A
Current client base: In excess of 2000
Major accounts / key clients: Sanral, Eskom, Transnet, Rand Water, OR Tambo District Municipality