Henry Jensen Frandsen was born in Brakpan on the 25th February 1944.
In 1976 Henry Joined Musikland in Kwa Zulu Natal as Promotions and Marketing Officer. A few years later he was appointed General Manager.
In 1978 Henry and Kevin James, opened a packaging distribution company, Shaft Packaging his son was born in 1979. Sixteen years later Henry sold his shares to his partner Henry Smith.
Henry and Hilton Taljaard designed a collapsible bulk container which won a Silver award at the packaging industries “GoldPack Awards".
With Mark Rawlins and Andrew Gourley; he formed the company “Wave Paper” where Henry pursued his environmentally friendly interest of creating paper pulp products to replace timber pallets and timber dunnage in the shipping industry. In 1995 Henry sold his shares in Wave Paper to Mondi Paper Group.
Henry, and his daughter Leigh, ventured back into the packaging distribution industry and formed a company “Simply Packaging”. After a year, Henry was approached by an investor to expand the business. He relocated to larger premises in Johannesburg to house a Plastic Extrusion Plant. Branches of Simply Packaging were opened in Durban and Cape Town. The investor withdrew his investment which caused the collapse of the company.
Andrew Poole offered Henry a position with First Cut (Pty) Ltd, as Sales and Marketing Director. Henry retired after 18 years but continues to serve as Export Manager.
Henry lives in Cedar Lake Estate, Johannesburg with his wife Patric; he has a loving daughter Leigh who is married to Brian Watson, a guy he is proud to call his son. They have produced two adorable grandchildren in Adam Jensen Douglas and Emma Patric Avril. Henry’s Son, Neil Jensen is married to Lauren (Stephen) who, like Brian, is definitely another daughter to Henry. They have provided Henry with two stunning grandsons, Luke Lyle and Daniel Jensen. Both Henry’s son and daughter and their families have since emigrated to Auckland, New Zealand.