Helgard is an accomplished design engineer, and holds a B.Eng.Degree as well as professional registration with Engineering Council of South Africa, a Senior member of the SAIEE, and an MBA He has over 20 years experience in the mining industry in South Africa and has managed Hoist-Tec as well as Winder controls in general management positions.
Norman is an industry veteran having owned and managed his own business (Hoist-Tec) for over 30 years before selling to Schneider Electric in 2006. His business has supplied over 1200 hoists, and numerous cranes and Steel mill Drive systems. Additionally the business (Hoist-Tec) has supplied transformers, switchgear, motors and general electrical equipment as a recognised entity in South Africa. He is ready for new challenges and has partnered with HNB Drive Systems.
Breton holds an M.Sc. In Electrical and Electronic Engineering and is a Certified Function Safety Professional with over 15 years’ experience. He was instrumental in creating SIL rated safety, regulator, lilly protection and brake control systems for a competitor. He has now partnered with HNB Drive Systems.