Danie Meintjes

Former Group Chief Executive Office

Former Group Chief Executive Officer: Mediclinic

Educational Background:

  • Advanced Management Programme: 
    Harvard Business School (2010).
  • Bachelor of Personnel Leadership Honours:
    University of the Free State (1979)
  • Bachelor of Personnel Leadership:
    University of the Free State (1978)

Danie Meintjes was appointed as Mediclinic CEO from 1 April 2010, having joined Medi-Clinic from the Human Resources Department of the then Rembrandt Group (now Remgro) in 1985 earning a strong reputation for being accessible and approachable.

He was the manager of Sandton Mediclinic for some years before he was appointed as the head of Mediclinic’s Human Resources Department, and was a member of the Mediclinic Executive Committee from 1996.

In January 2006 he was seconded to Dubai where he was CEO of Emirates Healthcare, the company housing Mediclinic’s activities in the United Arab Emirates. He was named chief executive of Mediclinic International in 2010 and became chief executive of the enlarged group in February 2016. During his 34 years within Mediclinic, his flair for practical problem solving has been evident across the business. Thanks to his leadership combined with input from his management team, Mediclinic is now one of the top ten healthcare operators in the world. Following his retirement in August 2018, he transitioned into the position of Non-Executive Director of the Mediclinic International Board.

He served as a Non-Executive Director of Spire Healthcare Group from August 2015 to May 2018.

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