People: Absa Bank Ltd (ABSPp.J)

ABSPp.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

83,400.00ZAc
23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wendy Lucas-Bull

60 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Maria Ramos

54 2009 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Louis von Zeuner

51 2011 Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

David Hodnett

43 2010 Group Financial Director, Executive Director

Nadine Drutman

2012 Group Company Secretary

Patrick Clackson

48 2013 Director

Ashok Vaswani

2013 Director

Robert Le Blanc

47 2007 Non-Executive Director

Colin Beggs

65 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Yolanda Cuba

36 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shauket Fakie

59 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mohamed Husain

52 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Matlare

54 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe

52 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Eduardo Mondlane

55 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Trevor Munday

63 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sybrand Pretorius

66 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Barend Willemse

58 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Wendy Lucas-Bull

Ms. Wendy Elizabeth Lucas-Bull is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Absa Bank Ltd., since April 1, 2013. Ms. Lucas-Bull has banking experience, as well as widespread as a director on company boards across multiple industries in the private and public sectors. She serves as International Partner, Johannesburg/London Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) 1978 - 1994; Executive Director, RMB Holdings Limited 1995 - 2000; Chief Executive Retail Business FirstRand Group (included First National Bank, WesBank, Outsurance, Firstlink and First National's African subsidiaries) 2000 - 2004; Director Peotona Group Holdings Proprietary Limited & Peotona Development 2004 - date. Her Current roles include: Director of Peotona Group Holdings Proprietary Limited and Peotona Development (Section 21 Company); Independent Non-Executive Director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Anglo American Platinum Limited, President's Advisory Council for BEE, Member of the Investment Committee of the National Jobs Fund and her Previous board roles include: Director of various FirstRand Group Companies (including Momentum, Momentum Life, Outsurance, Discovery Holdings Limited, WesBank), South African Financial Markets Advisory Board, Chairman of Business Against Crime, Telkom SA Limited.

Maria Ramos

Ms. Maria Ramos is Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. She was previously the Director-General of the National Treasury and in January 2004 she was appointed as the Group Chief Executive of Transnet Limited. Maria joined Absa as Group Chief Executive in March 2009, and is a member of the Barclays PLC Executive Committee.

Louis von Zeuner

Mr. Louis Leon von Zeuner is Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. Mr. von Zeuner has worked in Absa’s retail and commercial banking operations since 1981, where he held branch, regional and provincial leadership positions. Louis was appointed Operating Executive of Absa Commercial Bank in 2000, following which he was appointed as an executive director of Absa Group in 2004, and Deputy Group Chief Executive in 2009.

David Hodnett

Mr. David W. P. Hodnett is Group Financial Director, Executive Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He is completed his articles with KPMG where he became a partner in the financial services team. He then joined Standard Bank Group, where, for seven years, he was involved in group risk and retail credit. David joined Absa in 2008 as the Chief Risk Officer. He was appointed as Absa’s Group Financial Director on 1 March 2010.

Nadine Drutman

Patrick Clackson

Mr. Patrick Clackson is Director of Absa Bank Ltd., since March 1, 2013. He is the Chief Executive of Barclays Corporate and Investment Banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He joined Barclays Investment Bank in December 1998. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer for Sumitomo Bank?s London and Asian investment banking activities and, before that, a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ashok Vaswani

Mr. Ashok V. Vaswani is Director of Absa Bank Ltd., since March 1, 2013. He is Chief Executive of Barclays Retail and Business Banking. He joined Barclays in 2010 and was the Chief Executive of the Barclays Africa businesses from October 2010 to September 2011. Before joining Barclays, he was a partner at Brysam Global Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm focused on building retail financial service businesses in emerging markets, and also spent twenty years in a number of senior roles at Citigroup.

Robert Le Blanc

Mr. Robert M. Le Blanc is Non-Executive Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He worked for years at J.P. Morgan in the capital markets, fixed income, emerging markets and credit areas and later in the risk management function. He joined Barclays in 2002 as the Head of Risk Management at Barclays Capital. Robert was appointed Chief Risk Officer at Barclays in 2004 and holds this position to date.

Colin Beggs

Mr. Colin Beggs is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd., since June 23, 2010. He holds a BCom (Hons) from the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1971. He is the former senior partner and Chief Executive Officer of Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in Southern Africa, having retired from this position in June 2009. Throughout his career, he served on several boards and councils of PwC`s global firm. He was the chairman of the SAICA board in 2002/03 and is a member of the Accounting Practices Board.

Yolanda Cuba

Ms. Yolanda Zoleka Cuba is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. Ms. Cuba began her career in marketing with Robertsons Foods in 1999. She moved to Fisher Hoffman, an auditing firm, where she completed her articles in 2002. In January 2003, she joined the corporate finance division of Mvelaphanda Group Limited. Yolanda was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and, in July 2007, as Chief Executive Officer of Mvelaphanda Group Limited. Yolanda Cuba joined South African Breweries Limited as Executive Director: Development and Decision Support in September 2011.

Shauket Fakie

Mr. Shauket A. Fakie is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He was the Auditor-General of South Africa for seven years and served as Chairman of the UN Panel of External Auditors, Secretary General for the Auditors- General Association on the African continent, and as External Auditor to both the World Health Organisation and the United Nations. He was also a member of the Audit Advisory Committee to the World Bank in Washington DC. He currently holds an executive position at MTN, responsible for Internal Audit and Business Risk Management.

Mohamed Husain

Mr. Mohamed J. Husain is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He is has been an attorney for approximately 27 years, during which time he has represented a diverse range of clients in commercial and corporate litigation, insolvency law and administrative law. He is a former president and current member of the executive committee of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association. Mohamed was one of the advisors to the Constitution Assembly on the drafting of the final Constitution and has also acted as a Judge of the High Court. He is also a past president of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces.

Peter Matlare

Mr. Peter Bambatha Matlare is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Tiger Brands Limited. He is the previous Executive Director of Commercial at Vodacom SA Proprietary Limited, Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer of Vodacom Group Limited and Chief Executive Officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). He began his career with the Urban Foundation and Citibank, and gained international experience in the USA and Europe.

Thoko Mokgosi-Mwantembe

Mrs. Thoko Martha Mokgosi-Mwantembe is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. She started her career as the Product Manager for Glaxo (1989 to 1994), then Merck, Sharp and Dohme (1994 to 1996) and Telkom (1996 to 2001). She served as Divisional Managing Director of Siemens Telecommunications from 2001 to 2004. Thoko has subsequently served as Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel South Africa (2004) and Hewlett-Packard (2004 to 2008), and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Kutana Investment Group.

Eduardo Mondlane

Mr. Eduardo C. Mondlane is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He established and operated an Africafocused trading company based in New York. He also established the Mozambique Business Council in Washington DC. Thereafter, Eduardo worked in the aerospace industry for a number of years with Boeing Commercial Airplanes, United Technologies and Guiness Peat Aviation. In 1994, he moved to the infrastructure development industry where he advised multinational contractors in the development of strategically important infrastructure projects in Southern Africa.

Trevor Munday

Mr. Trevor S. Munday is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. In the late 1980s, Trevor was appointed Finance and Commercial Director of AECI Explosives Chemicals Limited. He then served as Managing Director of Dulux Paints (early 1990s) followed by Polifin Limited (1996 to 2000). Trevor was appointed as an executive director of Sasol Limited, with global responsibility for finance and accounting, risk management, internal audit, corporate affairs and planning. In 2003, he assumed responsibility for Sasol Group’s global chemical businesses. Trevor was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive of Sasol Limited on 1 July 2005. He retired from his executive responsibilities at Sasol on 31 December 2006.

Sybrand Pretorius

Mr. Sybrand Gerhardus Pretorius is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He started his career at Toyota South Africa in 1973. In 1988, he was appointed as Managing Director of Toyota South Africa Marketing. Brand was appointed Chief Executive Officer of McCarthy Motor Holdings in 1995. In 2011 he retired as Chief Executive of McCarthy Limited and as an executive director of Bidvest Group Limited.

Barend Willemse

Prof. Barend Johannes Willemse is Non-Executive Independent Director of ABSA Bank Ltd. He Working in capacities in the agricultural sector, Johan has experience in agricultural marketing and strategy. He consults to agricultural businesses in South Africa on agricultural business strategy, economics and markets.
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