We understand that a company is only as good as its people. That is why BF Petroleum Group’s executive team is supported by knowledgeable and experienced, multi-disciplinary professionals.
The Group’s reputation for quality, reliability and service excellence can be attributed to the combined efforts and dedication of these highly skilled team members. With over 200 people working at more than 10 locations across Limpopo, we acknowledge that our people are our most valuable asset.
Our management team has evolved to comprise of leaders who help us improve every aspect of our company; inclusive of service delivery, productivity and effectiveness. They have become part of our journey and the key to our success.
Group Financial Officer
As one of its original founding members, Tokkie Pieterse has served as BF Petroleum Group’s Financial Officer since 1981. Exceeding 46 years of experience, she provides financial leadership for the group of companies and oversees its financial strategy. Prior to her career at BF Petroleum Group, Tokkie was employed at KPGM and Standard Bank. With tenacity and an unwavering commitment to her role and responsibilities, she still spearheads the Group’s finances and continues to provide valuable and unparalleled advice, leadership and knowledge.
Co-founder of Blackfin Petroleum and Equity Partner
Eunice Mawelewele is Managing Director of Blackfin Petroleum, Director of BF Branded Marketer and Equity Partner. She brings more than 14 years of experience in leadership, management, banking, customer service and training in the fuel industry, and heads the Blackfin Petroleum Brand. After starting her career at BF Petroleum Group in March 2003, Eunice quickly transitioned to become an integral part of the Group’s leadership team. She is a proud member of the Friends of Frans Rasimphi Foundation.
Frans Pieterse Jnr
Group Operating Officer
Frans Pieterse is Chief Operating Officer of BF Petroleum Group, a position he has held since 2011. His other designations include shareholder and Director of BF Lubricants, as well as Director of BF Branded Marketer and BF Meter Verifications. He is responsible for overseeing the business operations of the Group’s brands, performance, capital investments, contracts and negotiations, amongst other responsibilities.
Director and Equity Partner at BF Branded Marketer
Octavia Mamabolo boasts extensive executive experience that spans over 20 years. Having worked at SABMiller, Trade and Investment Limpopo, Department of Finance and The Department of Roads and Transport at Executive Management level, Octavia possesses relevant knowledge of both the private and public sectors. Her core competency includes strategic communication and corporate affairs.
Group Marketing Officer and Equity Partner
Tinus Venter is a highly skilled Group Marketing Officer and Equity Partner at BF Lubricants. With a track record of driving accelerated growth, Tinus has excelled in his field by developing an exceptional ability to recognise new business trends and propelling change. He has held numerous leadership roles, leading multi-disciplinary teams in various areas of business, including distribution, sales, marketing and general management. With more than 14 years of experience, Tinus forms an integral part of the Group. He provides leadership and strategic counsel on sales, management and marketing best practices.
Group Logistics Officer
Jaco Pieterse is our Group Logistics Officer and the co-owner of FBT Logistics, Director of BF Branded Marketer and Member of BF Lubricants. With over 20 years of experience, Jaco plays a critical role in planning and guiding the Group’s strategic direction, as well as those of each division. His notable qualities and achievements extend far beyond his professional career.