Lyle Charles Laxton: Chief Executive Officer
Lyle is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Laxton Group. A natural entrepreneur Lyle has grown the company from a one-man start-up to a global organization over the last decade. Lyle has vast experience in business leadership & strategy, high technology product development, sales and marketing, and operations in the Elections, Identity, and SelfService space.
Lyle is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).
Nelson Pereira: President – Americas
Nelson joined Laxton Group in 2010 as Chief Operations Officer. He now heads up Laxton’s Americas branch operating out of New York. Nelson has extensive experience in business strategy, sales, marketing, and operations in the Elections, Identity, and SelfService space. Nelson has driven Laxton’s growth in North and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe.
Nelson is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).
Hennie Meeding: Chief Technology Officer
Hennie joined Laxton Group as Chief Technology Officer in 2013. Hennie heads up Laxton’s software development team and is responsible for designing, developing and implementing software solutions for large-scale national Election and Identity registration programs. Before joining Laxton, Hennie worked for Standard Bank, South Africa.
Hennie is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).
Nick Perkins: President: EMEA
Nick joined Laxton in September 2018 to head up the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions, based at the regional head office in the Hague, the Netherlands. Nick is responsible for the continued expansion of the Laxton footprint across the three regions. Nick brings with him a wealth of experience in the Citizen Identity, Election and SelfService fields having previously held senior positions at Bytes Systems Integration, and FrontRange Solutions.
Nick has a Bachelors of Business Administration from Andrews University.
Warwick Reeves: Chief Sales Officer
Warwick joined Laxton in 2016 as Commercial Manager and was promoted to Chief Sales Officer responsible for leading the sales division. Warwick has held senior positions at the Hackett Group, Kurt Salmon, BNP Paribas, and the Royal Bank of Scotland on a number of commercial projects in the UK, Europe, the US, and the Middle East.
Warwick is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).
Warren Dingwall: Chief Financial Officer
Warren joined Laxton Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2016 and heads up Laxton Group’s finance and accounting team. Warren has extensive experience in corporate finance having previously worked in the Strategy, Business Development & Corporate Finance division at AngloGold Ashanti, and in positions at Deloitte, and E&Y in London.
Warren is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).
Justin Uren: Chief Operations Officer
Justin joined Laxton in 2017 as Chief Operations Officer. Justin has experience in general management, operations, logistics, human resource management, and supply chain management. He has been instrumental in the roll out of Laxton’s Election and National Identity projects in Africa and Asia.
Prior to joining Laxton, Justin held senior managerial positions in South Africa.
Rossouw “Rocky” Hattingh: Operations & Production Director
Rocky joined Laxton in 2015 as Production Manager. Rocky has over 20 years experience in project management and operations. His experience has been active in the roll out of large scale Election and Identity registration projects in Africa, South East Asia, and South America. Rocky holds a BA from UFS, and a BA (Hons) from the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
Ian McCutcheon: Chief Marketing Officer
Ian joined Laxton in 2017 and has over 10 years’ experience in project management, investor relations, and stakeholder engagement. As Chief Marketing Officer Ian is responsible for developing Laxton’s relationships with suppliers and customers and promoting the Laxton brand as a global leader in Election, Identity & Self Service solutions.
Ian holds a BSc (Hons) degree and Post-Graduate Diploma’s in Engineering and Management.
Anton Oosthuizen: Head of Engineering and Product Development
Anton joined Laxton in 2016 to head up the Product Development team. Anton brings with him considerable experience in technical design, engineering, and product development. He has been driving the development of Laxton’s mobile biometric device range. Prior to joining Laxton Anton ran his own business.
Johan van Vuuren: R&D Industrial Design Team Leader
Johan joined Laxton in 2016 and heads up the Design Engineering department. Johan’s expertise includes 3D engineering design and modeling; industrial design, and product development. Johan has been at the forefront of the development of the Chameleon product range. Prior to joining Laxton, Johan worked for Biokrez International and Face Technologies.
Johan holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Tshwane University of Technology.