Management Team

Ewald Jansen van Rensburg

Director and co-owner
Top selling children’s author in South Africa and Africa. Currently completing his PhD on the New Testament at Radboud University, Netherlands. Pastor at HH Familiekerk in Somerset West. Years of experience in youth and family ministry. Co-founder and author of Nous (a weekly one-stop website that helps congregations to have family-friendly worship services). Several ATKV awards for children’s books.

Stephan Spies

MD and co-Owner
Stephan Spies, executive chairman, is one of the most experienced and respected leaders in the Christian industry globally. He is trained as a theologian and holds a Master’s Degree in Theology (Cum Laude). He completed his doctoral exams and served 14 years in a local congregation before he was appointed as MD of Lux Verbi.BM where he served for 15 years. Stephan has served in leadership roles throughout his life: He was Chairman of the Student Council at Stellenbosch University, received the International Abey Bailey Leadership Award and Bursary and served on the CTI (Christian Trade International) for the past seven years. Stephan is seen as one of the experts on GLOBAL SOUTH issues with regards to the Christian industry.

Maryke Spies

Chief Operating Officer
Maryke Spies is a qualified Chartered Accountant. She completed her articles at PwC in 2012, after which she was appointed as Manager and later as Senior Audit Manager at the firm. She left PwC in 2018 to join the CMP Team, and she now holds the position of COO.

Madeleine Fourie

Financial Manager
Madeleine Fourie is studying towards her CIMA CGMA designation. She completed her SAIPA articles in 2016 at Accuity Chartered Accountants. In 2017 she obtained the position as Financial Manager at a development company and left end January 2019. She joined the CMP Team from February 2019 and now holds the position of Financial Manager.

Stefan Dippenaar

Print Production and Logistics Manager
Stefan Dippenaar, Print Production and Logistics Manager, is a DTP professional. He joined one of the largest printing groups as agent and sales manager. He has a thorough knowledge of Bible printing, which requires the highest skill level in the printing industry. As a dedicated Bible production manager, Stefan was the team leader of one of the largest Bible printing programs over the past years in Africa.

Johanna Pretorius

Sales & Admin Assistant

Wayne September

Admin Assistant & Messenger

Zelda Botha

DTP/Designer
Zelda Botha has been involved in the Christian Publishing Industry for the past 21 years. She started her career with CUM books as DTP and later moved over to Christian Art Gifts as DTP/Designer. She later joined Carpe Diem Media where she spend 12 years as Senior DTP and Graphic Designer. Books has always been a passion for her and she has devoted herself into mastering her skill. Zelda decided to join the Christian Media Publishing team in 2018, she brings her extensive experience, creativity and passion for Christian products and books to CMP.
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