Who Owns Whom

A look into our history

2020 Linkages product launched during COVID-19 pandemic 2022 News feed introduced 2017 Online store is commissioned. 2021 CIPC access introduced 2016 The new subscriber platform, WOWEB, is launched. 2015 Data feed services are introduced. 2010 Industry research rolls out onto the continent. 2004 Research is expanded to show the footprint of South African companies in Africa. 2003 Robin, Carla and Andrew buy back the original Who Owns Whom publishing business brand and start the current web-based research business. 2000 Industry research is launched with the Competition Commission as anchor client. 1998 McGregor Information Services is sold to Naspers. 1986 The company launches McGregor Information Services. 1980 Robin McGregor publishes the first edition of Who Owns Whom.

Key Team Members

Noma Khumalo

Head of Client Relations

Maureen Mphatsoe

Executive Director – Brand Management

Andrew McGregor

Managing Director

Mark Wells


Simon Rudman

Non-Executive Director

Heidi Wasserman


Thomas van Schalkwyk

IT & Development Manager

Pat Ladell

Head of Research

Anne Campbell

Business Development Executive

Sandy Kerkhove

Chief Operations Officer

Buli Yaka

Marketing Manager

Aletta Phago

Business Development Executive

Lebo Mahlaba

Account Manager

In-House Research Team

Adrian Daniels (Corporate Researcher – Listed Companies); Ashley Kitching (Corporate Researcher – Companies); Beverley Daniels (Corporate Researcher – Companies); Brigitte Schwarz (Corporate Researcher – Companies); Charlene Allies (Office Manager & Corporate Researcher – Companies); Claude Augustus (Junior Web Systems Developer); Craig Ladell (Lead Corporate Researcher – Africa); Daneley Wesso (Lead BEE Researcher); Francois Blom (Junior Web Systems Developer); Karen Thomas (Corporate Researcher – Companies); Melissa Ladell (Corporate Researcher – Africa); Pat Ladell (Research and Branch Manager); Paul Motlaung (BEE Researcher); Thomas van Schalkwyk (Database and Systems Manager); Tracey Leo (Corporate Researcher – Group Structures); Wendy Watson (Research Supervisor)

Contract Research Team

Who Owns Whom contract researchers are home office-based graduates and post graduates with a wide variety of skills and experiences. Members of the team include freelance or part-time educationists, journalists, researchers and clinical psychology practitioners.

Increasingly prevalent are professional women working from home while they raise young children, as well as career professionals who semi-retire to rural towns for security and cost reasons. The researchers are assigned a designated portfolio of industries, enabling them to establish relationships with industry players and develop an in-depth knowledge of their sectors.

Ownership Structure

85% 15% The Jade Trust (M Mould) Sandy Kerkhove The Griswold rd Trust (Andrew) Management 32.9% Maureen Mphatsoe 17.1% 10% 10% 30% Who Owns Whom (Pty) Ltd Experian SA (Pty) Ld The Invincible EmpowermentFund Trust Experian PLC

CSI Initiatives

Who Owns Whom is committed to investment in education. We are currently supporting: IKhwezi Educare. Visit them here www.ikhwezi-educare.org.za


  • GSB
  • GIBS
  • UFS
  • UJ
  • UCT
  • UP


  • Trade and Industry Policy Strategies
  • AmaBhungane

Social Enterprise

  • Afrika Tikkun


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