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.

Other Activities:

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.

Regional Delegate:

Program Uitzending Managers – Netherlands (PUM) 1992-1995;

Founder & Chairman: Rhodesian Rural African Show Society 1970-1960;

Key Skills:

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