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Corporate governance report
Leadership

The board is our focal point and custodian of governance. Our directors possess and continually cultivate integrity, competence, responsibility, accountability, independence, fairness and transparency, to enable Telkom's value creation. They are further guided by the policies that shape our culture, ethics and values.

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Independent non-executive directors

01 | JA Mabuza (60)

Appointed: 09/11/2012

Principal skills:
Business leadership

Other directorships:
Eskom, ABInBev Africa

02 | D Mokgatle (61)

Appointed: 20/03/2018

Principal skills:
Legal, business leadership

Other directorships:
Total South Africa,
Kumba Iron Ore, Bidcorp

03 | F Petersen-Cook (42)

Appointed: 10/12/2012

Principal skills:
Corporate finance, actuarial, risk management, investment management, governance

Other directorships:
Absa Financial Services, Kalafong Tertiary Hospital

04 | GW Dempster (63)

Appointed: 03/12/2014

Principal skills:
Business leadership, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, people development

Other directorships:
Sanlam Capital, Sun International

05 | Dr H Touré (63)

Appointed: 19/10/2016

Principal skills:
Telecom engineering, telecom regulation, e-strategies

Other directorships:
Inmarsat (London)

06 | I Kgaboesele (46)

Appointed: 01/07/2011

Principal skills:
Finance, auditing and accounting, corporate finance, strategy

Other directorships:
Sphere Holdings, Old Mutual Ltd

07 | K Kweyama (53)

Appointed: 10/12/2012

Principal skills:
Commercial expertise, integrated reporting, business leadership, human capital management, governance

Other directorships:
SABC, Brand SA, Steinhoff International

08 | KW Mzondeki (50)

Appointed: 09/11/2012

Principal skills:
Auditing and accounting, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategy, integrated reporting

Other directorships:
Aveng, Yellow Pages

09 | LL von Zeuner (56)

Appointed: 10/12/2012

Principal skills:
Finance, mergers and acquisitions, risk, commercial expertise

Other directorships:
MMI Group, African Bank, Transnet

10 | N Kapila (64)

Appointed: 26/02/2011

Principal skills:
Telecommunications, legal, regulatory, governance

Other directorships:
ITU (Switzerland)

11 | RG Tomlinson (55)

Appointed: 03/12/2014

Principal skills:
Business leadership, strategy, remuneration

Other directorships:
International Player Management

12 | SL Botha (53)

Appointed: 10/12/2012

Principal skills:
Business leadership, mergers and acquisitions, integrated reporting, remuneration, strategy and marketing

Other directorships:
Liberty Holdings, Famous Brands, Curro Holdings

13 | S Moloko (52)

Appointed: 20/03/2018

Principal skills:
Investment management, business leadership

Other directorships:
Thesele Group

14 | S Luthuli (45)

Appointed: 25/05/2018

Principal skills:
Auditing and accounting, investments, business leadership

Other directorships:
BCX, Batseta

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Executive directors
Exco
MEMBERS DURING FY2018

15/A | SN Maseko (49)

Group chief executive officer

Appointed: 01/04/2013

Principal skills:
Business strategy and execution, telecommunications, business leadership, regulatory and policy

Other directorships:
BMW, Gyro Group, BCX

16/B | DJ Fredericks (57)

Group chief financial officer

Appointed: 15/09/2014

Principal skills:
Corporate finance, auditing and accounting, telecommunications

Other directorships:
BCX, Gyro Group

Stepped down: 30/06/2018

17/C | T Molefe (49)

Group chief financial officer

Appointed: 01/07/2018
Chief risk and compliance officer

Appointed: 01/04/2017

Principal skills:
Auditing and accounting, financial, strategy and risk management

Other directorships:
Yellow Pages, First Avenue Investment Management

D | A Samuels (52)

Chief executive officer, Openserve

Appointed: 13/02/2014

Principal skills:
Telecommunications, business leadership

E | A Vitai (63)

Chief executive officer, Telkom Consumer

Appointed: 01/11/2012

Principal skills:
Finance, business leadership, telecommunications

Exited:
31/03/2018

F | L de Villiers (62)

Chief information officer

Appointed: 01/12/2013

Principal skills:
Strategic planning, corporate governance, business leadership, information technology management, CIO mentorship coach

Exited:
31/03/2018

G | M Lekota (47)

Chief human resources officer

Appointed: 01/03/2017

Principal skills:
HR strategy architect, business leadership

H | T Seopa (53)

Chief executive officer, Yellow Pages

Appointed: 01/08/2002

Principal skills:
Business leadership

Exited:
31/10/2017

I | L Maloba (44)

Chief executive officer, Gyro

Appointed: 13/11/2017

Principal skills:
Business leadership, business strategy, real estate investment management

J | I Russell (47)

Chief executive officer, BCX

Appointed: 01/05/2017

Principal skills:
Business leadership

Resigned:
31/05/2018

K | L Siyo (40)

Chief executive officer, Yellow Pages

Appointed: 01/05/2018

Principal skills:
Business leadership, sales and marketing, strategy, financial management, digital transformation, e-commerce

L | S Taukobong (48)

Chief executive officer, Telkom Consumer

Appointed: 01/06/2018

Principal skills:
Marketing, customer operations, mergers and acquisitions, business leadership

M | J Bogoshi (52)

Chief executive officer, BCX

Appointed: 01/06/2018

Principal skills:
ICT specialist, strategy, sales, mergers and acquisitions, business leadership

*Also part of the Independent non-executive directors
  NEW APPOINTMENT POST YEAR-END