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10-09-2009

Appointment of an independent non-executive director


TONGAAT HULETT: APPOINTMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Tongaat Hulett Limited

(Registration number 1892/000610/06)

Share code: TON

ISIN ZAE000096541

 

TONGAAT HULETT: APPOINTMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Tongaat Hulett is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Rachel Kupara as an independent non-executive director to the Board, with effect from 8 October 2009.

 

Ms Kupara is a Harare based executive director of Ariston Holdings Limited, an agro-based company listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.  Prior to this position, she worked in the financial services sector for 15 years, having spent 3 years in the banking sector and 12 years in the insurance sector at various senior levels, including as the managing director of Zimnat Insurance Company Limited and Zimnat Life Assurance Company Limited. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.) degree and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).  She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ).

 

She has, for the past 7 years, been a non-executive director of Triangle Limited, a wholly owned Zimbabwean operation of Tongaat Hulett.  She also serves as a     non-executive director of AFRE Corporation Limited.  She has served on the boards of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Air Zimbabwe and as a Vice Chairman of the Zimbabwe Open University Council.

 

 

Tongaat

09 October 2009

 

 

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