At Fastener Agencies, we pride ourselves on sticking to our principles. These values are part of our company DNA, and you could say that they’re fastened on to everything that we do.
THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Meet our exceptional team of experienced and knowledgeable fastener professionals.
Devon has been with Fastener Agencies since 2010. He leads a high-performance internal and external sales team which constantly strives for excellence in all areas of business.
Devon has built long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships with some of South Africa’s biggest manufacturers.
He attributes his success to his disciplined and extremely structured approach, focusing on the customer’s specific needs.
Bernize handles our HR and Payroll functions and has been exposed to multiple facets of business finance through working in various industries.
Unlike many accountants, Bernize also has exceptionally strong communication skills, and brings a winning personal touch to customer and employee relations.
Her contribution to the corporate culture of Fastener Agencies cannot be overstated.
Renett De Bruyn
Internal Sales Manager
Renett uses her extensive training and business science knowledge, along with her people skills, to close deals.
Her passion for out of the box thinking brings new innovations to Fastener Agencies and helps take our customers’ experience to new heights.
Along with her dedicated team, she is entirely committed to delivering service excellence and providing customer satisfaction with every interaction.
Tanya du Plooy
Tanya uses her strong organisational and negotiating skills to procure quality products for our customers.
She firmly believes in building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, to the benefit of our customers.
With over 15 years’ experience in production and operations planning and management, Tanya can bring structure and solid foundations to any business situation.
Store Manager + Web Sales
Hannes has built up an extensive knowledge of every kind of fastener, which means he is ideally placed to find a solution for all our customers’ fastener headaches.
His passion for the business and determination to succeed at everything he turns his hand to, plus an ability to rapidly adapt to changing situations, are allied to a famously dry sense of humour.
Best friends, business partners and avid motorsport fans, Schalk Mellet and Francois Roux have very specific but complementary skill sets as business leaders and amateur rally drivers. Their willingness to go off the beaten track while racing is reflected in the fearlessness which motivated them to purchase Fastener Agencies and drive growth within the company, overcoming obstacles with a combination of flair and determination.
Schalk and Francois are supported by an exceptional group of experienced and knowledgeable fastener professionals.
Schalk’s understanding of what it takes to make business operations more efficient – both strategically and day-to-day – comes from having worked in a variety of different industries.
He has been instrumental in instilling the financial discipline required for the long-term survival of Fastener Agencies.
Schalk’s passion has ensured that excellent administration and accounting software have become pillars of the company’s success.
Over the last 15 years, Francois has honed his sales industry skills to become an excellent negotiator, influencer and relationship builder.
His proven ability to identify and mitigate risk, strategically position and align the business and ensure implementation and follow-through of critical changes have enabled Fastener Agencies to achieve consistent growth and resilience in an ever-changing market and unpredictable financial climate.