The board of directors of Santam Limited has announced the appointment of Ms Nomagugu Mtetwa and Mr Preston Speckmann to its board as Independent Non-Executive Directors with effect from 8 February 2017.
Ms Mtetwa is a Chartered Accountant and served as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2008 to 2014. She currently also serves as the audit committee chair of the Development Bank of South Africa.
Mr Speckmann served as the Group Finance Director of MMI Holdings Limited until his retirement in June 2015 after 16 years of service in the Metropolitan/MMI Holdings Group. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985.
Both Ms Mtetwa and Mr Speckmann will serve on the company’s Risk Committee. The Board looks forward to the contribution of the new directors to Santam Limited.
Company profile: Santam is a South African financial services group that is headquartered in Cape Town and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Namibian Stock Exchange.