Haygrove Team

We are a demanding but exciting business made up of strong (and often quirky!) personalities. Our fast pace and open approach is not for everyone but if we ‘get it’, get involved and always give 110%, you’ll find yourself part of a fantastic family who inspire and challenge each other to constantly improve and have a lot of fun.

Haygrove Executive Management

Mark Pritchett

Managing Director

After studying Horticulture and Agriculture economics at Stellenbosch University, Mark spent 3 years travelling through the USA, Australia and England. Work during these years included farming with cherries in Michigan, citrus in Florida, wine making in California, bee keeping in Hawaii, apples in Victoria, vegetables in Queensland and operating a combine harvester in the UK.

These travels eventually led mark managing a strawberry farm for 4 years in Herefordshire, UK. The farm had 20 hectares covered with Haygrove tunnels. After moving back to South Africa in 2002 Haygrove South Africa was born. In the early days Mark was responsible for all Haygrove activities including managing stock, hoop bending loading of trucks, tunnel construction, sales and sales support.

Mark enjoys mountain biking and wildlife photography.

Yule Main

Project Management

Yule heads up our Project Management Division. (What a nice guy!)

Having spent the last 20 years in the commercial and residential sectors Yule decided to combine his two passions of agriculture and construction and joined our team. He currently manages our onsite team of site managers and construction crew whom facilitate the project management and building of our Haygrove agricultural structures.

Yule's team is dedicated to ensuring that our growers receive the best possible Haygrove experience within their timeframes and budgets.

Henry Martinson

Operations Manager

Henry Martinson is Head of Operations at Haygrove, focusing on all aspects throughout the value chain. Custom and tailor made fabrication, procurement of quality stock, ensuring timeous and efficient logistic and ultimately the delivery to the growers within tight timeframes. His background as a Mechanical Engineer provides him with an detailed insight to produce a high quality product whilst still being cost effective.


Carryn Clark

Human Resources Manager

Monique Pretorius

HR Administrator

Pieter Coetzee

Sales Coordinator and Agronomist

Eugene Du Plessis

Research & Development and Technical Assistance

James Gower

Sales Consultant

Philip du Plessis

Sales Consultant

Jana Loubser

Logistics Manager

Klaire Pritchett

Debtors/ Payroll Manager

Ilse van Dyk

Procurement Manager

John Kalmeyer

Warehouse Controller

Raymond Swartz

Maintenance Manager

Louis Massey

Research & Development Specialist

Dee Hunter

Office Manager

Danielle Pike


Shanene Jonkers

Assistant Accountant

Gavin Hess


Roelof du Preez

Project Manager

Kevin Black

Projects and Procurement

Ronell Simons

Service Delivery Manager

Cois Geldenhuys

Site Manager

Jessica Nzima

Project Management Administrator

Arnold Faul

Project Management Administrator

Henry Zeelie

Site Manager

Petros Mudzviti

Site Manager

Carmen Nortje

Quoting Administrator

Daniel du Toit

Quoting Administrator

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