Appointments to Grindrod Limited Board
Zimkhitha Zatu and Ben Magara have been appointed as Independent Non-executive Directors with effect 30th January 2020. Willem van Wyk has been appointed as Alternate Director to Pieter Uys following the resignation of Raymond Ndlovu.
Zimkhitha is a Chartered Accountant with external audit experience in the automotive, pharmaceutical and industrial manufacturing industries and has worked with the IDC, PPC and Standard Bank. She is currently a Non-executive Director of Sun International and Safcol SOC Ltd.
Ben holds a BSc (Engineering) Honours degree. He is a former Anglo American Executive and CEO of Anglo Coal South Africa. Ben’s most recent role was Chief Executive of Lonmin Plc. His previous board directorships also include Chairmanship of Richards Bay Coal Terminal. He is the Founder of Africa Mining and Metals Group (AMMG) Pty Ltd.
Willem holds B.Acc (Hons) and B.Com (Hons)(Taxation) and is a Chartered Accountant employed as Investment Manager at Remgro. He joined Remgro as Group Tax Manager before transferring to the Corporate Finance division.
The Grindrod board takes pleasure in extending a warm welcome to Zimkhitha, Ben and Willem, and we look forward to their valuable contribution.