– SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg – Sasol Limited (JSE:SOL / NYSE:SSL) announced today the appointment of Mss Gesina Maria Beatrix (Trix) Kennealy and Mpho Elizabeth (Mpho) Nkeli as independent non-executive directors of the Company with effect from 1 March 2017.
“We are delighted to have two corporate leaders of the stature and calibre of Ms Kennealy and Ms Nkeli join our Board at the same time. Their experience, skill and expertise will bolster our bench strength to take over from long-serving directors and will significantly enhance our Board´s diversity”, said Dr Mandla Gantsho, Sasol´s Chairman
About Trix Kennealy
Ms Kennealy holds BComm (Accountancy) and BComm (Accountancy) Honours degrees and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1982. She served as the Chief Financial Officer of the South African Revenue Service from January 2009 until her retirement in December 2013. Before that she served as the Chief Operating Officer of Absa Capital from 2006 to 2009. Her previous senior financial management positions were at Absa Bank, BHP Billiton South Africa and Samancor Chrome. Trix also serves on the Board of Standard Bank Group Limited and chairs the Accounting Standards Board.
About Mpho Nkeli
Ms Nkeli holds BSc (Environmental Science) and MBA degrees. She served Vodacom Group Limited as the Chief HR Officer responsible for Health, Safety, Environment and Facilities and was an executive director of Vodacom South Africa (Pty) Limited from 2011 to 2014, having previously served as an executive director of Alexander Forbes from 2005 until 2010. She also served as a non-executive director on the Boards of Ellerine Holdings Limited and African Bank Investments Limited. Mpho is a member of the Boards of Impala Platinum Holdings Limited and Life Healthcare Group Limited. She previously chaired the Commission for Employment Equity.
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