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Trustco Group Holdings Ltd (TTOJ.J)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Raymond Heathcote

53 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Quinton van Rooyen

52 Executive Director, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Q. van Rooyen

Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Floors Abrahams

42 2017 Executive Director and Group Financial Director, Group Head: Treasury, Member of the Group Executive Committee, Investor Relations Contact

Thomas Slabbert

Group Head: Banking and Finance, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Desmond van Heerden

Group Head: IT, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Wayne Mcteer

Group Head: Audit, Risk and Compliance; Member of the Group Executive Committee

Riaan Bruyns

Group Head: Legal, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Neville Basson

Group Head: Public Relations and Corporate Communication

Annette Brandt

Group Head: Insurance

Chris Jacobie

Group Head: Media, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Jan Joubert

Group Head: Resources, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Elmarie van Rensburg

Group Head: Corporate Affairs, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Amanda Bruyns

2016 Company Secretary

Lana Weldon

2018 Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Chetwode

2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Winton Geyser

57 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Renier Taljaard

57 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kristin van Niekerk

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Raymond Heathcote

Adv. Raymond Heathcote has served as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Trustco Group Holdings Limited since September 29, 2010. QUALIFICATIONS: BA, LLB. ROLE AT THE COMPANY: Chairman of the board of directors of Trustco Group Holdings Ltd, Chairman of the nomination committee of Trustco Group Holdings Ltd. EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE: Adv. Heathcote is an admitted attorney of the High Court of Namibia and was an acting judge of the High Court of Namibia in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. Several of his judgments have been reported in both the Namibian and South African Law Reports. Adv Heathcote is a member of the Society of Advocates and has been honored by being appointed as senior counsel in 2009. Adv. Heathcote served as the president of the Society of Advocates.

Quinton van Rooyen

Dr. Quinton van Rooyen serves as Executive Director, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee of Trustco Group Holdings Limited. APPOINTED: Acquired Trustco in 1992. QUALIFICATIONS: BIuris, LLB, DBL (Honoris Causa), Business Leadership & Entrepreneurship (International University of Management). AWARDS: 2003: Voted “Business Communicator of the Year”; 2007: Voted second “Most Admired Business Personality of the Year”; 2012: Voted Top 10 “Most influential individuals in Namibia” – The Villager newspaper; 2014: Inducted into the prestigious Namibian Business Hall of Fame, under the auspices of Junior Achievement Namibia and the Namibian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; 2015: NMA Newsmakers Awards – winners of the entrepreneurs category; 2016: PMR Africa – diamond arrow award for outstanding service and contribution to economic growth and development of Namibia. EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE: Dr. van Rooyen’s business acumen, skill and leadership are the determining factors that transformed the group into a successful dual-listed entity. His creative approach to life makes the mundane extraordinary. He has a fearless attitude towards challenges that makes him an easy leader to follow. His talent and passion is to create products and services that are sustainable, socially responsible and that will yield extraordinary wealth for stakeholders by harnessing opportunities in Namibia and throughout Africa. Dr. van Rooyen whole-heartedly believes that the full potential of Africa is yet to be realized and that change is the spice of life.

Q. van Rooyen

Mr. Q. Z. van Rooyen serves as Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee of Trustco Group Holdings Limited. Within the Company, he also serves as Alternate Director to Dr. Q. van Rooyen.

Floors Abrahams

Mr. Floors J. Abrahams has served as Executive Director and Group Financial Director, Group Head: Treasury, Member of the Group Executive Committee, Investor Relations Contact of Trustco Group Holdings Limited since April 5, 2017. QUALIFICATION: BCom. EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE: Mr. Abrahams completed his articles in 1999. During this period he accumulated experience in the financial sector and serviced various client audits. Mr. Abrahams was appointed as group financial manager of Trustco in 2000 and subsequently group financial director in 2004. Mr. Abrahams assumed the role of group treasurer in 2013. He was re-appointed as group financial director in 2017. Within the Company, he served as Group Financial Director between April 1, 2004 and August 22, 2006, as Group Financial Director, Executive Director between August 22, 2006 and March 31, 2013, and as Group Treasurer, Executive Director between March 31, 2013 and April 5, 2017.

Thomas Slabbert

Desmond van Heerden

Wayne Mcteer

Riaan Bruyns

Neville Basson

Annette Brandt

Chris Jacobie

Jan Joubert

Elmarie van Rensburg

Ms. Elmarie Janse van Rensburg serves as Group Head: Corporate Affairs, Member of the Group Executive Committee of Trustco Group Holdings Limited. She has been with the Company for almost 11 years. She joined the Group in February 2002, after her studies at UFS, utilizing her legal background as a consultant within the Claims Department of Legal Shield and making her debut into management shortly thereafter. She oversees the administrative and support backbone of the Company including HR, Fleet Services, Security, Marketing and Media.

Amanda Bruyns

Ms. Amanda Bruyns has served as Company Secretary of Trustco Group Holdings Limited since February 17, 2016. Amanda holds a B.Proc. and a LLB degree and was admitted as an attorney and conveyance officer in 2001.

Lana Weldon

Prof. Lana Joy Weldon is Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Professor Weldon is a South African citizen, currently employed as an associate professor and head of subject for Governance and Auditing at the University of Fort Hare. Professor Weldon holds a B Comm Accounting (Rhodes), a B Compt Hons (Unisa), a MBA (Edinburgh Business School) and is currently reading for a PhD at Nelson Mandela University. Professor Weldon is a South African Chartered Accountant, has completed the Alternative Exchange Directors Induction Programme, is currently completing the chartered director (IODSA) qualification and is a registered assessor (SAICA).

Richard Chetwode

Mr. Richard Chetwode is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Richard is a British Citizen and domiciled in Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics from Edinburgh University. With over 25 years’ experience in the mining sector, previously with James Chapel, De Beers, Banque Paribas, Gem Diamonds and Harry Winston, Richard is a recognised diamond industry executive with comprehensive understanding of the diamond and financial markets. Richard’s industry knowledge span across the; mining, sales, cutting and polishing, diamond finance, wholesale, retail as well as consumer behaviour. During his career, Richard developed a significant network amongst diamond analysts, fund managers, and the broader banking community. He currently consults to Dfin & Co Ltd, which specializes in providing finance to the diamond mid- stream, and emerging technologies company Everledger.

Winton Geyser

Mr. Winton Johan Geyser has served as Independent Non-Executive Director of Trustco Group Holdings Limited since September 29, 2010. He has also served as Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company since September 29, 2010. He is Member of the remuneration and nomination committee of the Company. He is Chairman of ARMCO. He holds a Bachelors degree and is Chartered Accountant. He completed his articles and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the Republic of South Africa and is a Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. He held the position of Assistant Manager at the audit firm Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte) and later joined their Financial Management Services division where he provided accounting assistance, taxation and estate planning to a number of individuals and companies. Since then, he has performed consultancy work for corporations and has held various senior positions such as Group Financial Manager at Fluid Holdings Limited, General Manager (Finance) with Agra Co-op Limited and Financial Director of M Pupkewitz & Sons (Pty) Limited. Winton currently holds the position of Group Managing Director of Epic Holdings (Pty) Limited and various other directorships in Namibian Companies.

Renier Taljaard

Mr. Renier Jacobus Taljaard has served as Independent Non-Executive Director of Trustco Group Holdings Limited since July 5, 2012. He has held senior executive positions at Swabou Insurance and Swabou Life, Nasria, Harvest Reinsurance Company, Trustco Insurance, Trustco Life and Prosperity Insurance. He established Swabou Insurance in 1990 and Swabou Life in 1992. In addition, he founded the Harvest Reinsurance Company in 1997 and served on the Board of Trustco Insurance from 2000 to 2006. He has also held the position of Managing Director of both Trustco Insurance and Trustco Life. He is a Fellow Member of the Insurance Institute of South Africa and Namibia. Renier is Member of the audit and risk committee and Chairman of the remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Taljaard has vast experience, of more than 27 years, in both the short and long term insurance industries. After completing his FCII studies, Mr. Taljaard was allowed as a fellow member of the Insurance Institute of South Africa and Namibia. He held various senior positions within the industry including managing director at Swabou Insurance, Nasria, Harvest Reinsurance Company, Trustco Insurance and Trustco Life. He served on the board of Trustco Insurance from 2000 to 2006 was appointed to the board of Trustco Group Holdings in 2012 and to the board of Trustco Insurance and Trustco Life in 2013.

Kristin van Niekerk

Ms. Kristin Naett van Niekerk serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms van Niekerk, a British national and a South African and German citizen, is employed as Head of Legal and Compliance at AGCS SA. Ms van Niekerk holds a BA LLB from the University of Natal, Durban and a Masters in International Relations from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London). She is a qualified lawyer admitted in South Africa, England, Wales and New York including the Southern District of New York.