MEET OUR STAFF
Lizelle Tarboton - Personal Assistant to Andrew Patterson
Lizelle joined Texmate in April 2005 having spent 10 years in the shipping industry. Lizelle holds a Legal Secretary Diploma and has attended an HR Course.
Married with two sons Lizelle keeps herself busy all the time, the family enjoy participating in outdoor activities together, such as camping, Motor-X and reading.
Nenika Nelson - Spare Parts Enquiries and Order Processing
Nenika joined Texmate in March 2010, shortly after returning home from spending 4 years in London. Nenika also holds a Diploma in Basic Bookkeeping & Fundamental Accounting.
Apart from performing general secretarial functions, Nenika is responsible for all customer spare parts enquiries, quotations, and orders.
Married with two children, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Claire Soper - Financial Administrator
Claire was born in Surrey, England and emigrated to South Africa in the mid 1970’s. She attended Ace Secretarial College and obtained her Diploma in Secretarial /Administration Skills. She has been in the textile industry for the past eight years, where she furthered her studies and graduated with a Higher Diploma in Purchasing Management from UNISA (with 7 distinctions) in 2003, and has her Business Degree.
Her interests are painting and ribbon work, for which she attends classes, and also cycles competitively. She serves on the Committee at a local Cycling Club.
Catherine Bishop - Personal Assistant to Peter Grigoratos
Catherine grew up in Durban attending Aliwal Secretarial College and headed her way to work at great, wonderful and exciting Companies. Chubb Security as a Receptionist/Secretary, Secretary/Credit Controller at Nestlé Vending and then a Catering Administrative Assistant in the Nestlé Catering Department, changed Companies and Careers to work at Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) in Mafikeng as a Human Resources Administrator then relocated to Johannesburg and started as a Temp Secretary and eventually an Executive Assistant / Personal Assistant at Dimension Data to the Managing Director of what was then known as DD MEA. Born a South African a mother to 2 grown-up daughters, Catherine enjoys photography, woodworking, has an attraction for event planning and décor and is very passionate in understanding Human Behaviour.