John Beekman Managing Director
John & the late Bram Beekman's first success came back in 1970 when they broke away from their father's painting business to start their own painting company. In 1980, they sold their business which at that point was among the top 5 in the country. The brothers then moved to Durban where they diversified and entered the timeshare industry and in 1981 officially launched the Beekman Group which has grown to become the biggest timeshare club in Africa. John is the MD of the Group and his strengths are in property development, conceptualization and relationship building. He is an avid golfer and devotes all his spare time to the Port Shepstone Country Club where he currently serves as Chairman.
Cindy Allan Executive Director
Cindy matriculated in 1992 with Academic Colours for Accountancy, Business Economics and Mathematics; She also received the Standard Bank Trophy for Accountancy and good fellowship. In 1995 Cindy completed her B Com in Accounts and Finance from the University of Natal. Cindy joined the Beekman Group in 1996 working her way through the various divisions of the group. She has gained over 10 years experience in the leisure and property development industry and is now responsible for the financial administration arm of the group.
Neville Beekman Executive Director
Neville joined the Beekman Group in 1994 after graduating with a National Diploma in Business Management. After spending a few years working through the Group Operations and Sales Neville became the Director responsible for resort development. He has since developed 13 resort properties, including two new developments, namely, The Kingdom (400 units when completed) and Legend Golf and Safari, both of which are top end products and destinations. Neville is also responsible for new business development relating to all facets of the Group and was involved in the set-up of The Holiday Club Australia. More recently, he was involved with the Beekman Group launch of their new Private Destination Club, for which sales have started.
Wayne Beekman Executive Director
In 1999 Wayne completed his B Com majoring in Marketing and Business Economics before joining the Group in 2000. Over the years with the group, Wayne's portfolio has grown to include IT, Marketing, Member Benefits and Residential Developments. Wayne has also been fundamental in the development of the environmental initiative of the Go-Green and Recycling projects, which are essential for bringing the best green and energy efficient savings at all levels of The Groups businesses and resorts around Southern Africa.
Steve McCarroll Sales Director
Steve began his career in property marketing in 1980 with Silversands in Durban. In 1983 he moved to Johannesburg and formed a Marketing Company which was listed on the JSE in 1998. He was then approached by John Beekman to head the Sales and Marketing of the Beekman Group and has been with the company and watched it grow from strength to strength ever since. Steve, like John and Bram Beekman, has also been elected to the RCI Hall of Fame for his many contributions to the Leisure Industry and has also received the Sales and Leadership award from RCI four times.