| South Africa|
| 1966 –|
| 12 May 1948 (age 67)
Johannesburg (1948-05-12) |
South African Border War
Chief Defence Reserves
South African Army
Roy Andersen (South Africa) Wikipedia
Major General Roy Cecil Andersen CSSA SD & Bar SM MMM JCD with 30 Yr Clasp (born 12 May 1948 in Johannesburg) is a South African businessman and Reserve officer in the South African Army.
He was commissioned in 1966 into the Artillery. He commanded the Transvaal Horse Artillery from 1976 to 1979 and was thereafter appointed as Senior Staff Officer Artillery and subsequently Senior Staff Officer Operations of 7 Infantry Division. He was promoted to the rank of Major General in October 2003, as Chief Defence Reserves for the South African National Defence Force.
He studied at the University of the Witwatersrand, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 1972 and as a Certified Public Accountant in 1975 in Texas.
He served as Executive President of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange from 1992 until 1997. He is currently a Director of Nampak.
He has been awarded the Star of South Africa, Commander (CSSA)
Southern Cross Decoration (SD & Bar)
Southern Cross Medal (SM)
Military Merit Medal (MMM)
Pro Patria Medal (with Cunene Clasp)
General Service Medal
Medalje vir Troue Diens (Medal for Loyal Service with 40 Year Clasp)
John Chard Decoration (JCD) (with 30 year clasp)
Badge for Reserve Voluntary Service
Identification: General of the Gunners