On 20 December 2013 the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa (PHASA) announced that it has appointed Hermann Meyeridricks as its new president.

Meyeridricks holds degrees in Commerce and Law at Stellenbosch University and a higher diploma in Tax Law from the University of Cape Town. Mr. Meyeridricks takes over from Hans Vermaak who had served his two-year term as president.