The management of PBT Group has announced the appointments of Pierre de Wet as chief executive officer, Mr. Tony Taylor as an independent non-executive director and Ms. Cheree Dyers as an independent non-executive director.
The company made the disclosure to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in compliance with paragraph 3.59 of the JSE Listings Requirements.
The appointment is coming with the resignation of Mrs. Ronell van Rooyen, Mr. Zane Meyer and Mrs. Keneilwe Moloko, with effective departure of 17 March 2017.
PBT Group said Pierre de Wet joined District Securities Bank in the capital market division in 1992, trading and broking capital market instruments. He later co-founded the PBT Group in 1998.
Following the Company’s 2010 reverse listing from cash shell, Wooltru Limited, Mr. De Wet was appointed as CEO of the listed entity. He later remained CEO of the PBT Group following the reverse listing of Prescient Limited.
Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the Witwatersrand with over 40 years of retail industry experience. He began his career with various positions such as merchandise manager, merchandise director and divisional manager of various retail chains. From 1992, he held the position of merchandise director of Truworths International Limited and was later appointed as deputy managing director in 2000. Since 2008, he has been a non-executive director of Truworths International Limited. Furthermore, he was appointed as a non-executive director of MTN Group Limited from 2008 to 2013. He is currently an executive director of Pepkor Holdings Proprietary Limited.
Ms. Dyers holds a Bachelor of Business Science from the University of Cape Town. She is a CA (SA) and a CFA Charter holder. Ms. Dyers has vast experience in the financial industry and brings a wealth of business acumen to the Board and its audit and governance structures.
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