Board of Directors

Antoine L Harel

Chairman (non-executive)
Finance, Accounting, Corporate Governance, Management, IT, Strategy 

Antoine L. Harel is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and holds a degree in accounting and computer science. He joined Harel Mallac & Co Ltd in 1987. In 1997, he was appointed Group CEO and is presently the Chairman of the Board since April 2005. He was also president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mauritius in 1992/1993. He is a director of MCFI Ltd since 2001 and Chairman since 1 September 2007.

Allain Doger de Spéville

Independent Director
Law, Audit committee, Corporate Governance

Allain Doger de Spéville is a public notary and was appointed to the Board of MCFI on July 12, 2006.

Charles Harel

Non-Executive Director
General Management and Strategic Planning

Charles Harel holds a National Diploma in Management and Finance from the Cape Technikon, South Africa and an MBA from the University of Birmingham, UK. In 1993, he joined the Harel group Mallac and since 2014, he is currently the CEO. He was appointed to the Board of MCFI in March 2009.

Christine Nguyen Thac Lam

Non-Executive Director
Group Head of Finance

Holder of a Masters from the Community of European Management Schools, Christine is a skilled professional with a prestigious career path, leading business and finance controlling for multinational corporations.

Vincent Labat

Independent Director
Chemical Engineering, General Management, Audit Committee, Corporate Governance

Vincent Labat holds a degree in Chemical Engineering. From 1996 to 2009, he was the Managing Director of Les Gaz Industriels Ltd, a listed company. In 2010, he joined Medine Ltd as Project Development Executive. In July 2011, he was appointed Managing Director of the Agricultural Cluster. He is a director of MCFI since October 26, 2006.

Guy Harel

Non-Executive Director
Agriculture & Irrigation, Management, Strategy, Trade

Guy Harel joined the group in 1981 as Manager of Fapcom Ltd. In 1983, he created the Mauritian branch of Henkel Chemicals Ltd and became its Managing Director in 1996. Since the acquisition of Henkel by Harel Mallac group in 2007, he was appointed Managing Director of Archemics Ltd and was in office until 31 December in 2012.

Harold Ng Kwing King

Non-Executive Director
Chemical Engineering, Management, Regional Trade

Harold Ng Kwing King holds a BSc Hons degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds in England and is a senior member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He joined the company in 1974 as a Shift Engineer and subsequently he held various positions such as Assistant Production Manager (1976), Production Manager (1978), Plant Manager (1980), Deputy General Manager (1988) and Managing Director in 2006 until April 2010. He was also the Managing Director of several Harel Mallac subsidiaries, i.e. Chemco Ltd, Bychemex Ltd, Coolkote Enterprises Ltd, Harel Mallac Export Ltd, MCFI International Zambia, Harel Mallac Tanzania and Harel Mallac International Ltd. from 2006 to 2010. He is currently a management, trade and logistics consultant in Hariseng Ltd.

Yannis Fayd'herbe

Managing Director

Yannis Fayd’herbe has a degree with majors in Economics and Industrial Psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Organisation & Management from the University of Cape Town and is an alumnus of the ESSEC General Management Program. Between 1999 and 2019, he held various positions in the textile industry, first in sales and marketing, then as CEO of N. Bellstedt & Co (Pty) Ltd (South Africa), Managing Director of KASA Textile & Co Ltd (2012-2017) and of Labelling Industries Ltd, Berque Ltee, Narrow Fabrics Ltd in Mauritius and of Labeltex SARL and LabelMada Ltee in Madagascar (2013-2019). Yannis joined MCFI in June 2019.