West House | Devcon Park
7 Autumn Road | Rivonia
Johannesburg | 2128

Tel: 087 087 6307

Management Team

The Management Team has been employed in various sectors both internationally and nationally as an employee and/or consultant at an operational and strategic level. Their experience spans over 28 years within the banking, manufacturing, telecommunications, mining, retailing and information technology sectors.

Executive Board

Melvin Watkins, Group Chief Executive Officer

Has successfully led numerous business units. With more than 29 years of robust business experience underpinned by a vast portfolio in the ICT and Telecommunications sectors he provides dynamic and sound leadership into the NewGen group.

His tertiary qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

Wayne Carew, Group Chief Financial Officer

Is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He has +27 years financial and commercial experience, having worked for large listed multinationals.

He uses his extensive experience and knowledge to provide solid financial advice and guidance to business leadership and management.

He is effective in leading teams to successfully develop a culture of high performance and focus on bottom-line objectives.

Zelda Watkins, Group Chief Information Officer

Brings a wealth of professional achievement from her more than 28 years’ experience in financial management with a wide-spread knowledge of corporate culture from holding various key positions in the financial services and insurance sectors as well as local government.

She has successfully led many large finance teams, seamlessly implemented various ERP systems and focuses on creating excellence by providing financial solutions to effectively execute business objectives. Her leadership and competence provide our group with substantial value.



Management Team

Lesley BismarkGroup HR Manager

Brings a wealth of recruitment experience underpinned by a sound recruitment network. She has a vast knowledge of recruitment within various industries complimented by her thorough knowledge of the recruitment cycle.

Over the past 6+ years, Lesley has been instrumental in the recruitment of all NewGen Group employees. This has contributed positively to the success achieved by the Group in terms of quality recruitment/employment resulting in positive client feedback.

Dr Raymund Watson, Group Business Development & Planning Manager

Raymund Watson brings a wealth of Fibre Build and Planning experience. Over the past 12 years, Raymund has been involved in the planning and rollout of FTTX across Africa .


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We believe that every member of our team should add measurable value to our business partners operations


Having the passion, dedication and commitment to make it happen


Having the courage to walk the talk with the customer



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087 087 6307



7 Autumn Road | West House 

Devcon Park | Rivonia

Johannesburg | 2128