Joseph Van Den Bergh
General company management in textiles manufacturing,
Business development, project management, trade, jewellery, pharmaceutical wholesaler.
Projects & development programmes in developing countries.
Involved in Jewish life in Zimbabwe ( Chairman of the congregation) and Holland. My grandfather was Chacham S. Rodrigues Pereira. My brother is a rabbi with various postings
round the world. I am an active member of the Jewish Orthodox congregation of North Holland
High School (M levels).
A wide variety of post graduate Management programs.
Institutes: Fellow Zimbabwe Institute of Management, Fellow Institute of Directors.
Histoty: Jeron Medical Ltd, 2005- to date;
Denfleet Pharmaceuticals Ltd (UK), 1997- 2005, General Manager;
Jeron Medical (Pvt) Ltd (Zimbabwe), 1990 – 1996, Managing Director;
Stork N.V. (Netherlands), 1983 - 1990, Regional Delegate & Director of local JV.
Assistant General Manager – Elfin Textiles (Pvt) Ltd.
Chairman: Harare Hebrew Congregation,1990- 1993;
President: Harare Chamber of Industries, 1980 – 1984;
Council Member: Harare Chamber of Industries, 1994 – 1985;
Council Member: Zimbabwe Agricultural Society, 1980 - 1996;
Founder & Chairman: Trade Promotion Committee: Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries, 1980 -1984;
Member: Special Committee on Preferential Trade Area for 1980-1982, East & Southern Africa.
Program Uitzending Managers - Netherlands (PUM) 1992-1995;
Founder & Chairman: Rhodesian Rural African Show Society 1970-1960;
Highly resourceful and experienced in General Company Management & Institutions.
Self motivated, organised. Creative thinker.
Problem solving and analytical abilities. Always looking for the solution not the problem.
Uses strong interpersonal skills to communicate well at all levels Fluent in 2 languages (English and Dutch).
Comfortable working as part of a team or independently.
Confident and capable decision maker, working well under pressure.
Able to motivate staff and organise resources effectively.
Interests: Reading, Jewish & international affairs, History & Philosophy, Horse riding