DONNA OOSTHUYSE, MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CHIEF COUNTRY OFFICER FOR CITI SOUTH AFRICA TO JOIN JSE EXECUTIVE

 

The JSE is delighted to announce that Donna Oosthuyse, currently the Managing Director and Chief Country Officer of Citi South Africa will join the JSE Executive as the Director: Capital Markets in August.

 

Donna has an extensive background in financial services, including the structuring and trading of derivative and other financial products and came to South Africa in 1995 to re-establish Citi's South African franchise.  Since then she has been responsible for leading the positioning of Citi as one of the foremost foreign banks in SA.  Donna has served as the President of the American Chamber of Commerce and the Chairman of the International Bankers Association in South Africa.  Donna is a hugely experienced Africa hand, having served for 3 years as the Chief Operating Officer of Citi's Africa Division.

 

Nicky Newton-King, CEO of the JSE commented that: "I am thrilled that the JSE has been able to attract someone of Donna's calibre and experience to head a critical, client facing aspect of our business.  Our business is driven by providing products and services that our clients value and I fully expect that, coming as she does from a major client, Donna will be able to help the JSE respond to issuer and investor needs in a manner we have not yet been fully able to realize."

 

Donna Oosthuyse said: "I have long admired the JSE as one of the foremost stock exchanges in the world.  After a long and immensely satisfying career at Citi, I am excited about the opportunity to work with such a passionate and talented team and look forward to the contribution I can make in an organization of such broad market, economic and social impact."

 

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