Positions : Executive Search Briefs

Executive Positions and Successful Placements

  

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: SAHRC (Candidate Placed)

Provide strategic leadership, direction and guidance to the staff of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and ensure that the Commission meets its Constitutional and Legislative mandates by leading the management team of the Commission towards efficiency and and effectiveness.

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CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (Candidate Placed)
                                   

Confidential client brief specification for a prestigious position at a leading State Owned Enterprise.

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE ESKOM (Candidate Placed)
                                   

Lead and inspire Eskom to new heights, and build the powerhouse for the SADC region.

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World Class 'Best Practice' Marketing Director (Candidate Placed)

Organization poised for significant national and regional growth.  Reposition and rebrand in a classical, FMCG yet innovative way, bringing a private sector approach to drive quality, high performance and growth in the Higher Education sector.

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World Class 'Best Practice' Sales Director (Candidate Placed)

‘Make a difference’ in an organization poised for  significant national and regional growth. Build a  Best in Class sales organisation, drive high sales  growth and new student enrolment in a classical,  FMCG yet innovative way. Bring a private sector  approach to drive quality, high performance and  growth in the Higher Education sector. 
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NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Leading Financial Services Group (Candidate Placed)

Confidential client brief specification for this prestigious position

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MANAGING EXECUTIVE: GOVERNMENT BUSINESS SERVICES (Candidate Placed)

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NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Cell C

Congratulations to Jesmane Boggenpoel who has been appointed as a Non Executive Director at Cell C as at October 2013.

Cell C is one of South Africa’s leading mobile telecommunication operators, with over 10 million subscribers. They provide voice and data communication services to the consumer, SME, enterprise and wholesale segments through a state-of the- art, 2G, 3G, HSPA+ and LTE network

 

http://www.cellc.co.za

 

 


 



DEPUTY CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, OUTREACH: Independent Electoral Commision

Congratulations to Nomsa Masuku who has been appointed as the Deputy CEO: OUTREACH of the Independent Electoral Commission as at May 2013.

The Independent Electronic Commission of South Africa is a permanent body created by the Constitution to manage free and fair elections at all levels of government. Although publicly funded and accountable to parliament, they are independent of the government.

http://www.elections.org.za

 

 


 

 

PROVINCIAL ELECTORAL OFFICER: Independent Electoral Commission

Congratulations to Mashego Sheburi who has been appointed as the Provincial Electoral Officer (Gauteng) of the Independent Electoral Commission as at April 2013.

The Independent Electronic Commission of South Africa is a permanent body created by the Constitution to manage free and fair elections at all levels of government. Although publicly funded and accountable to parliament, they are independent of the government.

http://www.elections.org.za
 

 




SALES DIRECTOR: Whirlpool South Africa

Congratulations to Justin Shaw who has been appointed as the Sales Director of Whirlpool South Africa as at June 2013.

Whirlpool is a global leader in the manufacturing and sale of household appliances born out of emphasis placed on producing modern products that are innovative, are high in quality and achieve energy efficiencies.

http://www.whirlpool.co.za

 

 



    

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: Iliad Africa Limited

Congratulations to Andile Sangqu who has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Iliad Africa as at March 2013.

Iliad Africa Limited focuses on sourcing, distributing, wholesaling and retailing general and specialised building materials. The Group is a leading participant in the R40 billion per annum market for distributing building materials, servicing a range of customers, from large-scale development and construction groups to do-it-yourself home owners, through 76 stores.

http://www.iliadafrica.co.za

 


 

MANAGING DIRECTOR: Airports Company South Africa

Congratulations to Bongani Maseko who has officially been appointed as the Managing Director of Airports Company South Africa as from May 2013.

Airports Company South Africa Limited (ACSA) was formed in 1993 as a public company under the Companies Act of 1973, as amended, and the Airports Company Act of 1993, as amended. Although ACSA is majority owned by the South African Government, through the Department of Transport, the Company is legally and financially autonomous and operates under commercial law. ACSA has just completed its most ambitious infrastructure capacity development and improvement programme ever.

http://www.acsa.co.za

 


  

FINANCIAL DIRECTOR: Airports Company South Africa

Congratulations to Maureen Manyama-Matome who has been appointed as the Financial Director of Airports Company South Africa as at April 2013.

Airports Company South Africa Limited (ACSA) was formed in 1993 as a public company under the Companies Act of 1973, as amended, and the Airports Company Act of 1993, as amended. Although ACSA is majority owned by the South African Government, through the Department of Transport, the Company is legally and financially autonomous and operates under commercial law. ACSA has just completed its most ambitious infrastructure capacity development and improvement programme ever.

http://www.acsa.co.za


 


 


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Development Bank of Southern Africa

Congratulations to Patrick Dlamini who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Development Bank of Southern Africa as at September 2012

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is one of several development finance institutions in South and Southern Africa. Its purpose is to accelerate sustainable socio-economic development by funding physical, social and economic infrastructure. DBSA’s goal is to improve the quality of life of the people of the region. The Bank plays a multiple role of Financier, Advisor, Partner, Implementer and Integrator to mobilise finance and expertise for development projects.

http://www.dbsa.org
 
 


 


CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER: Development Bank of Southern Africa

Congratulations to Kameshni Naidoo who has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Development Bank of Southern Africa as at September 2012

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is one of several development finance institutions in South and Southern Africa. Its purpose is to accelerate sustainable socio-economic development by funding physical, social and economic infrastructure. DBSA’s goal is to improve the quality of life of the people of the region. The Bank plays a multiple role of Financier, Advisor, Partner, Implementer and Integrator to mobilise finance and expertise for development projects.

http://www.dbsa.org

 


 

CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER: Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)

Congratulations to Mosotho Moepya who has been appointed as Chief Electoral Officer of the IEC as at February 2012

The Electoral Commission (IEC), is an independent and impartial permanent body created by the Constitution to promote and strengthen constitutional democracy in South Africa through the delivery of free and fair elections at all levels of government.

http://www.elections.org.za

  
 


 


NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Iliad Africa

Congratulations to Prof Fatima Abrahams who has been appointed as Non Executive Director of Iliad Africa as at December 2011

Iliad Africa Limited focuses on sourcing, distributing, wholesaling and retailing general and specialised building materials. The Group is a leading participant in the R40 billion per annum market for distributing building materials, servicing a range of customers, from large-scale development and construction groups to do-it-yourself home owners, through 94 stores.

http://www.iliadafrica.co.za

 

 


 


NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Iliad Africa

Congratulations to Ashika Kalyan who has been appointed as Non Executive Director of Iliad Africa as at December 2011

Iliad Africa Limited focuses on sourcing, distributing, wholesaling and retailing general and specialised building materials. The Group is a leading participant in the R40 billion per annum market for distributing building materials, servicing a range of customers, from large-scale development and construction groups to do-it-yourself home owners, through 94 stores.

http://www.iliadafrica.co.za

 

 


 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Masonite Africa Limited

Congratulations to Hilton Loring who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Masonite Africa Limited as at November 2011.

Masonite is a highly reputable, well established international organisation. They are world leaders in providing high quality engineered wood products at the best value. Since inception in South Africa in 1948, Masonite has maintained its mark of integrity and grown into an organisation of 1100 people.

http://www.masonite.co.za


 


 


NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Avusa Management Services Limited (Previous Appointment)

Congratulations to Babalwa Ngonyama who was appointed as Non Executive Director of Avusa Management Services Limited as at July 2011.

Avusa Limited is a leading South Africa media and entertainment company, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels.   It is a public company listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) Limited. The company’s vision is to be the preferred media and entertainment content provider and continuously innovates in order to leverage and grow its assets. The various business units that make up the group are Media, Books, Retail Solutions, Entertainment and Digital.

The businesses are supported by end-to-end supply chain and logistics platform businesses. Avusa prides itself on having great brands and great people that are the cornerstone of the continued success of the organisation.

http://www.avusa.co.za


 


 


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Eduloan (Pty) Ltd

Congratulations to Totsie Memela-Khambula who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Eduloan (Pty) Ltd as at October 2010.

Since 1996 Eduloan has financed over R2.2 billion in educational loans to over 530 000 tertiary students, helping to unlock the potential in everyone who has the will to learn.  Eduloan’s credibility in the market place has led to key partnerships with the civil and corporate markets, allowing access to student loans for employees in this sector whilst still servicing the full-time student.

Through their range of education-related finance products, they are continually focused on ensuring the development of South Africa through continued education and skills development.

http://www.eduloan.co.za


 


 


COMMERCIAL EXECUTIVE: Electronic Toll Collection

Congratulations to Ben Theron who has been appointed as a Commercial Executive of Electronic Toll Collection as at October 2010.

Electronic Toll Collection is a rapidly expanding company, that have been awarded a large multi-billion contract for the supply, the rollout plus the servicing of electronic systems for road networks.

http://www.tmtservices.co.za


 


 


HR DIRECTOR SA, DEPUTY GLOBAL: Standard Bank (Previous Appointment)

Congratulations to Professor Shirley Zinn who was appointed as the  Director, Head of Human Resources SBSA and Deputy Global Head, Human Resources of Standard Bank as at September 2010.

Standard Bank is a large, listed, highly reputable full service financial services organisation. The Group has wide representation which spans 17 African countries and 16 countries outside of Africa with an emerging market focus. It is one of the largest South African financial services groups ranked by assets and earnings. The Group’s equity is widely spread.

http://www.standardbank.co.za


 


 


DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES - GLOBAL IT & OPERATIONS: Standard Bank

Congratulations to Jonathan Muthige who has been appointed as the Director, Human Resources - Global IT and Operations of Standard Bank as at September 2010.

Standard Bank is a large, listed, highly reputable full service financial services organisation. The Group has wide representation which spans 17 African countries and 16 countries outside of Africa with an emerging market focus. It is one of the largest South African financial services groups ranked by assets and earnings. The Group’s equity is widely spread.

http://www.standardbank.co.za
 

 



CHIEF SALES OFFICER: Kgwanyape Energy Solutions (Previous Appointment)

Congratulations to Jesse Naidoo who was appointed as Chief Sales Officer of Kgwanyape Energy Solutions as at 15/08/2010.

Kgwanyape Energy Solutions (KES) aims to offer a broad suite of products and value added services core to its focus on energy solutions, to a large customer base throughout the various market segments in South Africa, Africa and ultimately globally.

Kgwanyape Energy Solutions (KES) mission is to design and develop simple, affordable and flexible solutions, focused on energy efficient and the associated and cost savings for its customers.

http://www.kgwanyape.com




HR DIRECTOR:  Mothers2Mothers

Congratulations to Bongiknosi Mthembu who was appointed as HR Director of Mothers 2 Mothers as at 01/09/2010.

Mothers2Mothers (m2m) is an NGO based in Cape Town, South Africa, that offers an effective, sustainable model of care that provides education and support for pregnant women and new mothers living with HIV/AIDS.

http://www.m2m.org



 

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Tiger Brands Limited

Congratulations to Maya Makanjee who has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Tiger Brands as at July 2010

Listed on the JSE, Tiger Brands Limited is a branded fast moving consumer packaged goods company that operates mainly in emerging markets and provides investors with the opportunity to participate in a balanced spread of African and selected international operations.

http://www.tigerbrands.co.za

 



NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Tiger Brands Limited

Congratulations to Makhup Nyama who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Tiger Brands Limited as at July 2010.

Listed on the JSE, Tiger Brands Limited is a branded fast moving consumer packaged goods company that operates mainly in emerging markets and provides investors with the opportunity to participate in a balanced spread of African and selected international operations.

http://www.tigerbrands.co.za





GENERAL COUNSEL: Legal & Compliance - Zurich Insurance SA

Congratulations to George Kostopoulos who was appointed as General Counsel: Legal & Compliance of Zurich Insurance SA as at 16/06/2010.

Zurich Insurance operates in the domestic and commercial insurance market, transacting all classes of short term insurance. The company markets its products almost exclusively through brokers and agents. It has a network of offices throughout South Africa, subsidiary insurance companies in Botswana and Zimbabwe, and an associate insurance company in Mauritius.

Specialist products include marine, engineering and aviation insurance. In addition, the Company has several innovative niche products: risk financing with cell captive facilities through its wholly owned subsidiary, and a personal legal expenses insurance product. They have branded the business with strong global partners and seek competitive self starters with an entrepreneurial mindset that will help drive strong strategic growth.

http://www.zurich.co.za



 

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR: City Year

Congratulations to Manoj Chiba who has been appointed as Operations Director of City Year SA as at 04/01/2010

City Year is a National Youth Service programme that engages a diverse group of youth in a year of voluntary service and leadership development. The programme is made up of three key parts: Service, Training and Exit Opportunities.

http://www.cityyear.org

 


 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Housing Development Agency

Congratulations to Taffy Adler who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Housing Development Agency as at 02/02/2009.

The Housing Development Agency will facilitate the development of integrated human settlements and make provision for the creation of affordable housing in new developments wherever possible working with government departments on a national, provincial and local level for the acquisition of land, the allocation of budgets, the provision of the infrastructure, and working with the private sector to develop affordable, well constructed housing.

http://www.polity.org.za

  Transcript of Speech given by LN Sisulu Minister of Housing




CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER: Housing Development Agency

Congratulations to Rooksana Moola who has been appointed as Chief Financial officer of the Housing Development Agency as at 01/04/2009

The Housing Development Agency will facilitate the development of integrated human settlements and make provision for the creation of affordable housing in new developments wherever possible working with government departments on a national, provincial and local level for the acquisition of land, the allocation of budgets, the provision of the infrastructure, and working with the private sector to develop affordable, well constructed housing.

http://www.polity.org.za

 




GROUP MARKETING DIRECTOR: Crossroads Distribution (Pty) Ltd

Congratulations to Nicholas Maweni who was appointed as Group Marketing Director of Crossroads Distribution (Pty) Ltd as at 01/12/2008.

Crossroads Distribution evolved out of the Jowells Transport empire of Namaqualand in the Northern Cape during the 1930s into the black-controlled company of today - with an annual turnover exceeding R800 million and a combined staff complement of 2 500.
     Today four operating divisions in the group offer many sectors of agriculture, commerce, mining and industry diverse services. These include full truckload heavy haulage, express roadfreight distribution and warehousing, domestic and international courier, motor vehicle franchises and automotive parts and services.

http://www.crossroads.co.za

 


 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: City Year (Previous Appointment)

Congratulations to Nomhle Nkumbi-Ndopu who was appointed as Executive Director of City Year as at 08/10/2008.

City Year is a National Youth Service programme that engages a diverse group of youth in a year of voluntary service and leadership development. The programme is made up of three key parts: Service, Training and Exit Opportunities.

 

http://www.cityyear.org

 


 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: National Health Laboratory Services

Congratulations to Sagie Pillay who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of National Health Laboratory Services as at 01/12/2008. 

The NHLS forms a national network of integrated pathology laboratories throughout the country that utilise common laboratory management systems and transport networks to facilitate transport of specimens, referral of tests to reference laboratories and delivery of results. Approximately 265 laboratories are included in the NHLS, employing about 6,500 people. Their activities comprise diagnostic laboratory services, research, teaching and training, and production of sera for anti-snake venom, reagents and media. All laboratories provide laboratory diagnostic services to the national Department of Health, provincial hospitals, local authorities and medical practitioners.

http://www.nhls.ac.za

 


 

CHAIRMAN: Avusa (Previous Appointment)

Congratulations to Dumisa Buhle Ntsebeza who was appointed as Chairman of Avusa as at 01/11/ 2008.

Avusa Limited was officially unveiled on the 20th November 2007 as the new name for what was Johnnic Communications Limited (Johncom). The company has evolved and grown remarkably over the years, to become one of the preeminent media and entertainment organisations in South Africa and the continent.

http://www.avusa.co.za/aboutus/directors/default.aspx?pageid=320550

 


 

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER: MacMillan

Congratulations to Carla da Silva who was appointed as National Sales Manager of MacMillan as at 15/11/2008

Macmillan is one of the world’s best known publishing houses. Macmillan was founded in 1843 and for over 150 years has built and maintained a reputation for publishing excellence.  The quality and astute choice of its authors together with its business sense and exceptional leadership, has brought it to the very peak of its field. Macmillan has followed a consistent policy of expanding its base and establishing branches across the globe.  The first overseas agency, New York, was opened in 1886 and its South African operations in 1995. Macmillan has focused primarily on: educational, academic, reference, literary and children’s books and new media and journals. MacMillan works closely with Ministries of Education to develop teaching and learning materials we played a vital role in the culture and business life of many countries. Macmillan has a long history on the African continent with offices in 21 countries.  In Southern Africa our experience includes quality materials development in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique and Swaziland.

http://www.macmillan.co.za


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: SA Forestry

Congratulations to Michael Peter who has been appointed as Executive Director for SA Forestry as at 1/06/2008.

Forestry South Africa (FSA) is South Africa's premier and largest forestry organisation representing growers of timber in South Africa. The Association’s membership includes all 11 corporate forestry companies active in the Industry, approximately 1 300 commercial timber farmers and some 20 000 emergent small scale growers who between them own or control no less than 93% of the total plantation area in the country.  Given these credentials FSA is regarded by Government and the private sector alike as being the Industry’s “representative body”.

http://www.forestry.co.za

 


 

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: Women for Women

Congratulations to Gail Andrews who was appointed as Development Director for Women for Women as at 01/06/2008.

Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability, self-sufficiency, and active citizenship, thereby promoting viable civil societies.
       Women for Women International envisions a world where no woman is abused or socially excluded; where all community members are able to fully and equally participate in the decision-making processes that ensure their health, well-being and economic independence; and where everyone has the freedom to define the scope of their lives, their futures and to strive to achieve their full potential.
       Founded in 1993, Women for Women International has served more than 93,000 women, benefited more than 508,000 family and community members and distributed more than $39 million in direct aid, micro credit loans and other program services. In 2007, Women for Women International served more than 35,000 women throughout Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan, and built one-to-one connections with more than 23,000 sponsors throughout the US and in 55 other countries.

http://www.womenforwomen.org

 


 

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER: GloCell (Pty) Ltd

Congratulations to Leon Boshoff who was appointed as Chief Operations Officer of GloCell (Pty) Ltd as at 19/05/2008.

GloCell is a leading group operating in the South African cellular telecommunication industry, providing a wide variety of products, services and solutions. The company was established in 2001 from a partnership between Investec Bank Limited, Glomail and New Invest. Its unique strength lies in its trusted brand, its retail and wholesale distribution network which it controls and manages directly. GloCell has developed a strong reputation for its integrity in business, providing value for money on all its products and services. GloCell has, to date, connected over 2 000 000 new cellular subscribers.

http://www.glocell.co.za 


 

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER: FoodBev Seta

Congratulations to Khotso Ndjwili-Potele who has been appointed as Skills Development Project Manager for FoodBev Seta as at 01/05/2008.

 FoodBev SETA is one of 23 sector education and training authorities (SETAs) across the economy mandated by the SDA to put the Department of Labours National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) into practice. The SETAs function is to promote, facilitate and incentivise skills development in the food and beverages manufacturing sector in the interests of a more professional sector and a more competitive South Africa.

http://www.foodbev.co.za

 


 

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Ellerines Holdings Ltd (Previous Appointment)

Congratulations to Mpho Nkeli who was appointed as Non Executive Director for Ellerines Holdings Ltd

 

http://www.ellerines.co.za

 

 


 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Nelson Mandela Foundation (Previous Appointment)

Congratulations to Achmat Dangor who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer for the Nelson Mandela Foundation

Achmat Dangor is a South African writer. His most important works include the novels Kafka's Curse (1997) and Bitter Fruit (2001), but he is also the author of three collections of poetry, a novella and a short-story collection. He is the winner of many literary prizes, including the South African Bosman prize for Kafka's Curse. Dangor is also an active development professional and has headed up various non-governmental organisations in South Africa, including the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. He is currently Chief Executive of the Nelson Mandela Foundation and lives in Johannesburg.

http://www.nelsonmandelafoundation.org

 


 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: PPECB

Congratulations to Luvuyo Mabombo who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer for PPECB

Luvuyo Mabombo has more than 6 years of industry experience and he brings a range of government knowledge to PPECB. For the past five years, he was the Chief Operating Officer at the Department of Agriculture and during this period he was the Acting President & Chief Executive Officer at the Agricultural Research Council for 4 months. Mr Mabombo holds a B Comm Accounting Degree through the University of the Western Cape and completed a Certificate in Public and International Economics through the Economic Policy Research Institute. Mr Mabombo will be the first black Chief Executive to serve PPECB since its founding in 1926. We believe his extensive experience and his understanding of the industry make him an excellent choice to lead PPECB as it continues to expand its commitment to ensure confidence in food by impartially delivering Food Safety & Quality Assurance Services. We are confident that under Mr Mabombo’s leadership and the support of his Executive Team, PPECB will continue to provide excellent value to our stakeholders as they continuously seek ways to instill confidence in South Africa produce.

http://www.ppecb.com

 


 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Mintek (Previous Appointment)

Dr Paul Jourdan was the CEO of Mintek (Council for Mineral Technology) a state mineral processing and metallurgy research and development science council. He joined Mintek in 2000 from the Department of Trade & Industry where he was the Deputy Director General in charge of Special Projects, which included the Spatial Development Initiatives, or Development Corridors, and the general configuration and facilitation of investment. Before that he was the Coordinator of Minerals & Energy Policy in the ANC’s Department of Economic Policy. He has a BSc in geology and a BA in African Government from UCT, a post-grad diploma in Exploration Geophysics from the ITC in Delft, a PhD in Politics from Leeds and an MSc in Mineral Economics from Wits. His doctoral dissertation was on regional strategies for the minerals sector of southern Africa. He worked as a geologist, geophysicist, teacher and manager in Mozambique, after which he joined the Institute of Mining Research in Harare as a Mineral Economist and later as a manager. After the unbanning of the ANC in 1990 he returned to South Africa where he worked for NUM on future scenarios for our mining industry and for the Industrial Strategy Project .


   
 
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