- Qualifications: BSc Eng (Mech) (Hons), Dip Business Management
- Nationality: South African
John joined Barloworld in 1996 and was appointed to the Barloworld board in 2004. He was previously chief operating officer of PPC. He was chief executive officer of the Scientific division prior to disposal of that business and in 2007 he was appointed chief executive officer of Barloworld Handling (formerly Barloworld Industrial Distribution). John was appointed chief executive officer of Barloworld Global Power on 1 October 2013.