ABOUT US

 

Situated in South Africa, with our headquarters in the Western Cape, Orbit Africa Trading has been connecting local suppliers of high-quality goods and top-class brands with international buyers since 2011. We only partner with suppliers and brands who have the highest regard for professional and ethical business practices and a passion for promoting trade between African countries. Orbit Africa Trading is proud to present a network of world-class strategic partners.

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Hernus Dempsey

Managing Director

Hernus Dempsey, Founder and Managing Director of Orbit Africa has a passion for product sourcing, connecting people and ultimately facilitating trade. His career took him along different paths. He joined a major retailer in 2002 as the buyer for all their African stores. With the help of his involvement, they serviced the needs of 16 countries across Africa and grew the business year on year. Lead times, service delivery and globally owning the route to market were the lessons learned through experience and building solid relationships. This role honed his 15 years’ Management level experience within International Buying and Supply Chain operations and led to the establishment of Orbit Africa (Pty) Ltd. He will source, negotiate and deliver your product!

MBA(US)
Dipl Road Transport (RAU)
B.Econ (UFS)

Charles Callaghan

Commercial Manager

A fresh produce specialist with a passion for agriculture, Charles earned his trade by working his way to the top of the South African fresh produce exporting industry. From gaining experience in each of the main sectors within the value chain, Charles has acquired the knowledge and skill while building a vast network enabling him to tend to the specific needs of existing and future clients within their own unique markets. A firm believer in adding value and creating lasting relationships, allow him the opportunity to grow your business.

Belinda Lunt

Financial Manager

Belinda is responsible for financial management. Having many years’ experience working for corporate printing companies with international subsidiaries, Belinda is very effective, meticulous and hands-on in leading all stages of the company’s financial processes. Belinda holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from UNISA.