Executive directors

Nicky Newton-King (52)

Chief executive officer

BA LLB; LLM
Tenure as director: 13 years
Director of JSE-related companies. World Economic Forum Young Global Leader; Yale World Fellow 2006.
Appointed to the Board in 2005
Appointed CEO in January 2012
Aarti Takoordeen (38)

Chief financial officer

BCompt (Hons); CTA; CA(SA)
Director of JSE-related companies. World Economic Forum Young Global Leader Tenure as director: 6 years
Appointed CFO in March 2013

Alternate director and Group Company Secretary

John Burke (52)

Director of Issuer Regulation

BCom (Hons); HDip (Corporate Law)
Tenure as director: 13 years
Chairman of the Issuer Services Advisory Committee; member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance; director of the Institute of Directors.
Appointed to the Board in 2005
Graeme Brookes (51)

Group Company Secretary

BCom
Number of years served as Group Company Secretary: 4 years
Director of JSE-related companies.
Appointed Group Company Secretary in 2014

Non-executive directors

Nonkululeko Nyembezi (58)

Independent non-executive chairman

BSc (EE); MSc (EE); MBA
Tenure as director: 9 years
CEO of Ichor Coal N.V Chairman of Alexander Forbes Group Holding Limited and Macsteel Services Centres SA (Pty) Ltd.
Appointed to the Board in 2009
Ben Kruger (59)

Non-executive director

BCom (Hons); CA (SA)
Tenure as director: 11 months
Executive director of Standard Bank Group Limited and the Standard Bank of South Africa Limited. Non-executive director of Stanbic IBTC Nigeria and ICBC Standard Bank plc.
Appointed to the Board in 2018
Dr Suresh Kana (63)

Independent non-executive director

CA(SA); MCom; PhD (Honorary)
Chairman of Murray & Roberts Holdings Ltd and Imperial Group Ltd. Independent non-executive director of Quilter plc. Chairman of the Audit Committee of the United Nations World Food Programme based in Rome.
Appointed to the Board in 2015
Dr Mantsika Matooane (43)

Independent non-executive director

BSc (Maths); PhD (Comp Sc); MBA
Tenure as director: 6 years
Non-executive director of Nedbank Group Ltd, and CEO of Truesport Investments (Pty) Ltd.
Appointed to the Board in 2012
Zarina Bassa (54)

Independent non-executive director

BAcc; DipAcc, CA (SA)
Tenure as director: 7 Months
Independent non-executive director of Woolworths Holdings Limited; Investec Ltd and Investec plc; and Oceana Group Limited Chairman of Yebo Yethu Limited
Appointed to the Board in 2018
David Lawrence (67)

Non-executive director

BA; MCom
Tenure as director: 11 years
Non-executive director of Investec Bank Ltd.
Appointed to the Board in 2008
Fatima Daniels(58)

Independent non-executive director

BSc; CTA; CA(SA)
Tenure as director: 8 months
Independent non-executive director of Tongaat Hulett Limited; Clicks Group Limited; MMI Holdings and various subsidiaries of the MTN Group.
Appointed to the Board in 2018
Dr Michael Jordaan (50)

Independent non-executive director

MCom (Economics); PhD (Banking Supervision)
Founder of Montegray Capital (Pty) Ltd
and chairman of Compuscan Holdings.
Appointed to the Board in 2014
Nolitha Fakube (53)

Independent non-executive director

BA (Hons) Tenure as director: 6 months
Non-executive director of Anglo-American Plc and Afrox Ltd. Deputy chairman of SAA SOC Ltd. Council member of the Human Development Council of South Africa.
Appointed to the Board in 2017
Faith Khanyile (51)

Independent non-executive director

BA (Hons); MBA; HDip Tax PhD (Honorary)
Tenure as director: 7 months
CEO of WDB Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd. Non-executive director of Discovery Limited and Safari RSA Investments Limited
Appointed to the Board in 2018

Members of the Executive Committee

Nicky Newton-King (52)

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to EXCO on 01 December 2002
BA LLB - University of Stellenbosch,
LLM - University of Cambridge
Director of JSE-related companies,
World Economic Forum Young Global
Leader,
Yale World Fellow 2006
Aarti Takoordeen (38)

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed to EXCO on 01 February 2013
BCompt (Hons) - University of South Africa,
CA(SA)
Mark Randall (38)

Director of Information Services

BCom.
Number of years in service: 8 years
Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa
Appointed in 2018
John Burke (52)

Director of Issuer Regulation (alternate director of the JSE Board)

BCom (Hons) Investment Management, HDip Corporate Law,RAU (now University of Johannesburg).
Number of years in service: 28 years.
Number of years as director of IR: 13
Chairman of the Issuer Services Advisory Committee;
member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance;
director of the Institute of Directors;
member of the Takeover Regulation Panel
Appointed in 1997
Hendrik Kotze (44)

Chief Information Officer

Appointed to EXCO in December 2018
BCom; CPIM (APICS),
Donna Nemer (61)

Director: Capital markets

MA in Comparative Area Studies/ Economics – Cum Laude (Georgetown University, Washington DC);
BA in Latin American Studies/Economics (Duke University Durham, North Carolina).
Number of years in service: 4 years
Chariman of the Trading Advisory Committee; Member of the New Products Committee and Risk Committee by invitation;
Board Member of AMCHAM,
Operation HOPE and Junior Achievement.
Appointed in August 2014
Donald Khumalo (41)

Director: Human Resources

Appointed in November 2016
BA - University of the North,
BA (Hons) - RAU,
Management Development Program -
Unisa School of Business Leadership,
Advanced Executive Programme
(Vodacom Programme in collaboration with GIBS)
Gordon Institute of Business Science,
HR Excellence Programme -
Vodafone & Corporate Executive Board:
Certificate programme
Zanele Morrison (43)

Director: Marketing and Corporate Affairs

MAP, Wits Business and Psychology Degree, Wits University Executive Development Programme (EDP) Wits Business School Certified Licenced Practitioner for INSIGHTS Discovery Time-To-Think Coaching Foundations
Appointed in February 2019
Dr Alicia Greenwood (47)

Director of Post-Trade and Information Services

BSc (Mathematics, Chemistry); PhD (Chemistry)
Number of years in service: 2 years
Director of JSE-related companies
Invitee to JSE Group Risk Management. Member of JSE Clear Board and Strate Board. Chairman of Clearing Advisory Committee and JSE Clear Advisory Committee