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dhk grows its leadership team by announcing two new directors

Guy Briggs & Pierre Swanepoel join dhk’s board of directors.


dhk has announced the appointment of two new directors, Guy Briggs and Pierre Swanepoel, taking the company’s shareholding board to eight members.

Pierre joined dhk in 2008 following several years in London working for practices David Chipperfield Architects and BUJ Architects. Guy Briggs has been head of urban design at dhk since 2012, also having worked in London for EDAW and DEGW (now AECOM) as well as running his own consultancy.

Executive Chairman of dhk Derick Henstra said, “The board of directors is delighted to welcome Guy and Pierre to the team. They have brought a wealth of experience locally and abroad to the company and have shown their ambition and commitment to dhk over the years. We look forward to what they will bring to the board.”

The company also announced additional appointments within the leadership team as Aram Lello and Brinley Pritchard were appointed Associate Directors. Both Brinley and Aram have been with dhk since 2008 and have spent time working in the Cape Town and Johannesburg offices. In addition, head of communications Jacqui Barhouch and head of the 3D visualisation team Johann Jordaan joined the management team as associates.

“We believe these new appointments will strengthen the leadership team and ensure the continued growth and development of dhk” said Henstra.