Fani joined the board of Kumba on 1 October 2012. He is a non-executive chairman of Investec Bank Limited, and joint chairman of Investec plc and Investec Limited. He is a non-executive director of a number of companies associated with the Investec group. He is also a non-executive director of MTN Group Limited. He was previously non-executive chairman of AECI Limited and deputy chairman of the Bidvest Group Limited.
Norman joined the board of Kumba on 1 September 2012 and is the chief executive officer. He joined the Anglo American Group in 2001 at Konkola Copper Mines PLC. He was global CFO for Anglo Coal and became executive director of finance at Anglo American Platinum Limited in June 2006, and later stepped in as joint acting CEO. He was appointed CEO of Scaw Metals in 2008 and was appointed CEO of Thermal Coal in October 2009.
Frikkie was appointed to his current position on 1 June 2012. He was the Group Financial Director of African Oxygen Limited. Frikkie previously also worked for Anglo American Platinum as Head of Business Development and Anglo American as General Manager, Corporate Finance. He has developed in-depth commercial and strategic skills across a range of industries, including mining, oil, gas and financial services.
Zarina Bassa | Independent non-executive director (47)
Zarina joined the board of Kumba on 2 December 2008 and chairs the Audit and Risk Committees. She is the chief executive officer of Zarina Bassa Investments and executive chairman of Songhai Capital. She is chairman of Yebo Yethu Limited and deputy chairman of Woolworths Financial Services. Zarina serves as a non-executive director of Vodacom South Africa, Sun International, Woolworths, Senwes, Oceana, the Lewis Group, National Business Initiative and the Financial Services Board. She was a partner at Ernst & Young where she spent 17 years in the Durban, United Kingdom and Johannesburg offices. She has also previously chaired the Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board and the Auditing Standards Board and has been a member of the Accounting Standards Board, the JSE’s GAAP Monitoring Panel, the board of The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and vice president of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of South Africa.
Gert joined the board of Kumba on 9 February 2006 and is a member of the Risk Committee. He is the chief financial officer and alternate director of the Industrial Development Corporation. He is also a director of Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (Pty) Limited and holds several other corporate directorships.
Khanyisile is the executive director of Anglo American South Africa and has previously served on the executive committee of Anglo American Platinum Limited and has held executive roles at Barloworld‚ Altech and BMW South Africa.
Dolly Mokgatle| Independent non-executive director (55)
Dolly joined the board of Kumba on 7 April 2006 and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committees, and chairs the Safety, Sustainable Development, Social and Ethics Committee. She is an executive director of the Peotona Group Holdings and also holds several other corporate directorships. She was the chief executive officer of Spoornet and managing director of Transmission at Eskom.
Allen Morgan | Independent non-executive director (64)
Allen joined the board of Kumba on 9 February 2006 and is a member of the Audit, the Risk, the Safety, Sustainable Development, Social and Ethics Committees, and chairs the Human Resources, Remuneration and Nomination Committee. He was appointed interim chairman of Kumba Limited on 15 December 2010 to 1 October 2012. He served as the chief executive of Eskom between 1994 and 2000 and was a non-executive director of Eskom Holdings. He was appointed a nonexecutive director of AECI Limited on 1 July 2010 and also holds several corporate directorships. Allen was previously the chairman of Kumba Resources Limited.
Litha Nyhonyha| Independent non-executive director (53)
Litha joined the board of Kumba on 14 June 2011 and is a member of the Audit Committee. He is the executive chairman of Regiments Capital (Pty) Limited and serves as a non-executive director on the boards of AECI Limited, Sovereign Food Investments Limited and Plessey (Pty) Limited. In 2004, Litha and his partners established Regiments Capital. He is responsible for building and growing Regiment’s investment unit, which holds interests in a number of companies in key sectors including engineering, specialised property development and banking.
Buyelwa P Sonjica | Independent non-executive director (62)
BA (Vista University), BA (Hons) Rhodes University
Buyelwa joined the board of Kumba on 1 June 2012. Ms Sonjica is a member of the World Wide Assessment Program (WWAP) Advisory Group on gender equality. She is a former Minister of Water and Environmental affairs with the cabinet of the Government of South Africa. She previously chaired the Parliamentary Select Committee on Child Care Facilities and the Portfolio Committee on Water and Forestry. She has also served as a member in the Parliamentary Portfolio committees of Arts and Culture, Finance as well as the Trade and Industry committees.
David joined the board of Kumba on 10 February 2010. He is Anglo American plc’s Group director of business performance and capital projects. He also serves as a non-executive director of International Power plc, London UK. His previous positions include group technical director of Anglo American plc, CEO of Anglo American Industrial Minerals (The Tarmac Group), president of Shell Canada Products Limited, and chief executive officer of Shell Aviation.