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Sherwood Books

Sherwood Books was established back in the year 2000. Our company has had a tremendous impact on the South African Tertiary Education Market since its inception. Headed up by University graduates, Sherwood Books prides itself on service excellence, cutting edge information and products.

Sherwood Books network is extensive, our commercial partnerships allow us to deliver material throughout Southern Africa and beyond on time and at the right price. We cater to the book needs of an extensive student and  academic market.

Sherwood Books has a level 1 BBBEE status.

We are official suppliers to the following Institutions/Libraries:

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal library (Westville, Medical, Pietermaritzburg and Edgewood Campuses)
University of Johannesburg Library (All Campuses)
University of Zululand Library
Durban University of Technology library (All Campuses)
University of the Free State Library
Central University of Technology-Free State Library
University of Western Cape Library
Embury Institute for Teacher Education
UNISA centre for Business management
UNISA centre for community training and development
UNISA School of Business Leadership (SBL)
KZN Provincial Libraries
Graduate School of Business-Free State
Graduate School of Business-University of KwaZulu Natal
University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
University of Mpumalanga
Rhodes University
UNISA Official Bookseller



Contact Imraan Gangat for a full company profile:

Staff Profile

Name: Mohammad Gangat

Designation: Managing Director


About Me:
Mohammad began his career in publishing and book retail in 1996 after completing a Bachelor of Economics degree at the University of Kwa-zulu Natal. His appointments included that of Times Mirror International Publishers and McGraw-Hill Australia where he accumulated over 15 years of experience. Mohammad subsequently pursued his entrepreneurial talents and established the Sherwood Books company back in  2000. As Director, he is responsible for multiple tasks but prides himself on new ideas, strategies and relationships. Mohammad shares a passion for food, family and good friends. In his spare time, Mohammad plays tennis, is a keen motor-sport enthusiast and an amateur photographer. He is husband to Soraya and father to 2 beautiful girls, Nadia and Zaynah.

Name: Imraan Gangat

Designation: Operations/Sales and Legal Director


About Me:
Imraan is the Operations/Sales and Legal Director at Sherwood Books and has been with Sherwood books since its inception. He has a legal background being an Attorney and manages all legal issues arising during our course of business. Imraan is committed to fostering a culture of exceptional customer service and ensures his staff implement this culture. Imraan plays tennis regularly and is a fan of Roger Federer.

Name: Sharnee Du Bois

Designation: Customer Services Representative/Office Manager


About Me:
Sharnee began her career in the logistics industry before turning focus to the book industry in 2009. She joined Sherwood Books in 2009 and is now in her 8th year of employment as academic sales representative. She is also a qualified swimming coach. Sharnee can often be found soaking up the sun on the local beaches during her weekends. She also shares a deep passion for sewing, arts/crafts and fashion.

Name: Bilaal Gangat

Motto: "Keep the faith and also the wonder."


About Me:
Bilaal has been with Sherwood Books from its inception. Bilaal has a passion for art and design and in recent years singing. Through the years he has explored his talents at Sherwood Books in the design field. Bilaal loves playing sports, spending time with family and thrives on good conversations with different people.

Name: Zaakirah Ganie

Designation: Accounts Manager


Motto: "Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out."


About Me:
Zaakirah is currently studying towards becoming a Chartered Accountant. Her skill and passion for working with figures makes her an asset to the Sherwood Books team and ensures that the books are always in check. Zaakirah enjoys the outdoors, socialising and adventure.

Name: Yusuf Asmal

Designation: Library Exhibition Manager/Acedemic Sales Representative

Name: Haseena Vahed

Designation: Customer Services Representative

Name: Pervania Naidoo

Designation: Customer Services Representative/Digital Content Assistant

Name: Prishalin Govender

Designation: Logistics Manager

Name: Junaid Paruk

Designation: Digital Content Manager

Name : Thembi Ngcobo

Designation: General Assistant


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