Executive Team

Executive Team



The Executive Team are responsible for the running of HardwareDistribution within all areas of the business. Find out who they are.



Gwyn Hicks

Gwyn Hicks

Chief Operating Officer | Chief Financial Officer

Gwyn joined Hardware Group as Chief Operating Officer in 2016 and is responsible for finance and business operations.

Gwyn supports the CEO and Board by playing a central role in formulating and driving our strategy, growing the business, increasing shareholder value and instilling corporate governance and best practice business processes. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, commercial analysis and deploying robust financial controls.  

Gail Holt

Gail Holt

Managing Director - Hardware South Africa

Gail started with Hardware Group in 2002 and has responsibility for the overall management, strategy and business development of Hardware South Africa. With strong leadership ability, sharp business development skills and technical comprehension, Gail leads the team to achieve their growth targets.

With a passion for technology and natural entrepreneurial skills, Gail has been key in driving the development of the strategic divisions in the region.

Stewart Holness

Stewart Holness

Executive Chairman

Stewart joined Hardware Group as Executive Chairman in 2014.

He supports the CEO by developing corporate governance structures, ensuring best practices and building out Hardware Group strategy. Stewart brings substantial experience in the technology sector with over 20 years of sales, marketing and engineering expertise at board level, along with capital raising and public market listing.