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Doing good while doing business

Bigen Africa COO, Anton Boshoff elected to CESA board

Anton Boshoff, Chief Operating Officer of the Bigen Africa Group, has been elected a member of the Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Board.

Anton Boshoff, Chief Operating Officer of the Bigen Africa Group, has been elected a member of the Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Board.

In his current role as COO of Bigen Africa, he is responsible for strategic planning, risk management, project integration, the Group’s Africa expansion programme, mergers and acquisitions.

Bigen has developed many cost effective solutions on the continent with a passion for “Doing Good while doing Business”. The company has grown a solid reputation for service excellence, high ethics and undertaking projects with strong social development outcomes such as improved access to services, reduction in poverty, community empowerment, capacity building, regional integration and indigenisation.

Under his leadership as commercial director for the company, the company and management team has won numerous awards in recent years as testimony to its business excellence including the National Business Awards: Infrastructure Development Company of the Year 2015, various annual CESA Business Excellence awards, PMR Gold and Bronze awards, Impumelelo Award for Empowerment, Ten Best Companies to work for, SA Top 300 Managed Companies, Top 2 Managed Engineering Companies

“I am very blessed and honoured by this appointment,” says Boshoff. “For me personally, and for Bigen Africa, being associated with CESA and its stringent code of conduct is a huge honour. Bigen Africa similarly upholds the highest level of business ethics.”

CESA is the hallmark of credibility in South Africa, charged with the role of promoting excellence in the consulting engineering industry on behalf of its members. Through its members, it seeks to continuously improve the quality of life for all people, by interpreting the environment and pioneering change in partnership with all its key stakeholders.

All members are obliged to comply with CESA’s strict Business Integrity Management System (BIMS) as a condition of membership.

“Bigen Africa appreciates CESA’s commitment to integrity and, Bigen Africa’s vision to be the preferred African provider of sustainable infrastructure solutions improving quality of life, also resonates with CESA’s mission to improve the quality of life for all South Africans by promoting engineering excellence,” says Boshoff.

Boshoff has completed BEng (Civil) and Project Management qualifications, and is a member of the South African Institute of Civil Engineers; South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions; and Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa.