Shaun Liebenberg, who has died in Pretoria at the age of 59, always insisted that he was a technophobe, but led two of SA's most technology-intensive companies, Denel and Grintek, back from the brink of disaster.

Liebenberg was born in Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal on April 2 1962. After matriculating at Roosevelt High in Johannesburg and graduating with a BCom law degree from Rand Afrikaans University, he chose not to pursue an MBA, the usual route for would-be business leaders. He considered it an unnecessary diversion...

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