Appointed to the board in 2019
Andrew has 15 years’ experience as a CEO of JSE listed companies, having served as the CEO of Oceana Group from 1999 to 2009 and the CEO of Nampak from 2009 to 2014. He currently serves as the Chairman of Ster-Kinekor. He is a highly experienced and respected corporate leader with a track record of delivering operational results and sound capital allocation.
B Bus Sc (Hons), CA (SA)
Appointed to the board in October 2019
Mark has a strong track record in senior strategic, operational and financial management roles in large listed and unlisted companies. He was joint head and managing director of investment banking at Nedbank Capital, CFO of Truworths International and deputy CEO at Cipla SA. Mark was most recently the CEO of the House of Busby before joining Ascendis Health in October 2019.
B Com (Hons), CA (SA), MBA
Member of the audit and risk, and social and ethics committees
Appointed to the board in 2016
Mary is the CEO of the Mineworkers Investment Company and has held senior executive positions across the resources, media, utilities and financial services sectors. Her directorships include FirstRand Group, Primedia, Metrofile Holdings and Peermont Global Holdings.
B Com (Hons), H Dip (Auditing), CA (SA)
Appointed to the board in 2015
Kieron has over 20 years experience in financial management across a range of industries, including five years at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health care in the UK and Dubai, five years as CFO at TransUnion Group Africa and two years as CEO of Nando’s Company-owned Restaurants Division. He joined Ascendis Health in 2015.
BA, LLB, LLM
Chairman of the audit and risk committee
Appointed to the board in 2013
Bharti spent 14 years at the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa where she headed the corporate funding and international finance departments. She is a director of Bell Equipment Sales South Africa Limited, the Mineworkers Investment Company, Stefanutti Stocks and Lenmed Investments.
MB BCh (Wits), MBA
Appointed to the board in June 2018
Dr Jekwa has 13 years’ experience in the financial services industry where she has held senior positions at Rand Merchant Bank and Nedbank Capital. Before entering structured financing, Dr Jekwa worked in the medical field in South Africa and in the UK and she is an independent director of Northam Platinum.
BDS (Wits), MBA
Chairman of the remuneration and nominations committee and the social and ethics committee
Member of the audit and risk committee
Appointed to the board in 2016
Kinesh is the chairman of Kilimanjaro Capital and a director of Kefolile Health Investments and Bataung Energy Holdings. He has extensive experience in the trade union investment arena and has been instrumental in several significant BEE transactions in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.
BA (com) Fort Hare University (UFH)
Appointed to the board in October 2018
George Sebulela is highly experienced with many years’ experience in strategy execution and investment banking in South Africa and internationally. To be a leading global specialist with an entrepreneurial flair commanding investment banking experience, business strategy, business operations management experience and strategy execution skills assessed over years in enhancing shareholder value