Directors


BAcc, Dip Acc, CA (SA)

Independent non-executive director, Chairman of the YeboYethu Board, member of the Audit and Social and Ethics Committees.

Appointed Chairperson in June 2008.

Zarina is the Executive Chairman of Songhai Capital. She also serves as a non-executive director of Kuma Iron Ore Limited, Vodacom SA, Sun International, Woolworths, Investec, Oceana, Senwes and the FSB. Zarina was previously an executive director at Absa Bank and a member of the Absa Group executive committee, with accountability of Private Banking. Zarina joined Absa in 2002 as Managing Executive of Retail Banking, prior to which she was a partner at Ernst & Young where she spent 17 years across the Durban, United Kingdom and Johannesburg offices. She has also previously chaired the Public Accountants' and Auditors' Board and the Auditing Standards Board and has been a member of the Accounting Standards Board, the JSE's GAAP Monitoring Panel, the board of the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants' and Vice President of ABASA. Zarina was named Top Women in Business and Government in 2007 and Top Business Personality in Financial Services: Banking in 2008.

BCom, BCom (Hons), CA (SA)

Independent non-executive director, Chairman of the Social & Ethics Committee and member of the Audit Committee.

Appointed in May 2010.

Seth is the co-founder and Chief Executive of Amazwe Capital. He completed his articles with Deloitte &(SOE) Limited. He was Chairman of Merchant West Holdings and Arthur Els Actuaries. Seth was also a non-executive director of SAFCOL (SOE) Limited, African Cellular Towers Limited and Platfields Limited. He is the Risk Committee Chairperson and Audit Committee member of Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality. Seth is a member of SAIC (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants), IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors), IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors) and IOD (Institute of Directors). Touche and held various auditing positions with Deloitte, the South African Revenue Services (SARS) and the Office of the Auditor General (AG). Seth was also a director for two years at Grant Thornton Johannesburg until recently, following the merger of his auditing and advisory firm, Rebahale. He was also a director at PKF Accountants and Business Advisors. He is currently a non-executive director of Sentech

BCompt (Unisa)

Independent non-executive director and member of the Social & Ethics Committee.

Appointed in May 2013

Adele is the director of Diversity BBBEE and until February 2015 was the director responsible for BBBEE, Transformation & Diversity at UTi Africa. She is also the chairman of Alcon Marepha and a member of the boards of Cape Gate Marepha and the Thandi Foundation. Adele previously held the position as sales and marketing director at The Pacific Institute of South Africa. Prior to this, she was an executive director and an owner of FranklinCovey and has held a number of senior commercial and marketing positions at FranklinCovey since 2001 when she first joined. Prior to this she held financial positions in a re-insurance company

B Admin (University of Venda), Post Graduate Diploma in HR (UCT), MBA (UKZN), and also a graduate of the Vodafone Global HR Excellence Program.

Non-executive director and member of the Social & Ethics Committee.

Appointed in May 2017

Matimba is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Vodacom Group. Prior to this role, he was Managing Executive: HR for Vodacom South Africa until April 2014. Matimba has worked within the Vodacom/Vodafone Group since 2003 during which he worked in various roles within HR. He subsequently spent 3 years on secondment to Vodafone as Regional Head of Organisational Effectiveness & Change, and Regional Head of Talent within the Africa, Middle East & Asia Pacific 'AMAP' region. Prior to his assignment to the Vodafone AMAP Region, Matimba was responsible for Talent Management at Vodacom for six years where he successfully delivered the integration of our talent strategy into the Vodafone global strategy. His previous experience includes key HR roles in blue chip companies such as BMW South Africa and Unilever.

BCom (Wits), BAcc (Wits), CA (SA), Diploma in Business Management (University of Natal), CIA

Independent non-executive director, Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Appointed in January 2017

In 1991 Stefaan qualified as a Chartered Accountant after serving articles with Deloitte Haskins and Sell. He then joined Anglo American Corporation as an Internal Auditor for the period of three years. Recruited by SAB Beer Division for an executive financial position, Stefaan served as a Financial Manager at the Rosslyn Brewery from1992 to 1994. In 1995, he became a Partner in a multi-national auditing firm, which was renamed Fisher Hoffman Sithole.

In 2001 he became a Partner at Sithole Incorporated and since 2002 he has been the Managing Partner of Sithole Incorporated and Sithole SS Group. Stefaan continues to serve as Chairman and member of numerous private and public sector audit committees as well as trustee to various entities.

He is currently a non-executive director of Peregrine Holdings, a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of Peregrine's Social and Ethics Committee.