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Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (UEPS.OQ)

UEPS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Seabrooke

66 2019 Lead Independent Chairman of the Board

Herman Kotze

2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Edwards

64 2019 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Alex Smith

50 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Director

Nunthakumarin Pillay

47 2000 Managing Director - Southern Africa

Philippus Meyer

61 2018 Executive Officer, Managing Director—International Payments Group

Alfred Mockett

69 2017 Independent Director

Alasdair Pein

58 2005 Independent Director

Ekta Singh-Bushell

47 2018 Independent Director

Dhruv Chopra

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Seabrooke

Mr. Christopher Stefan Seabrooke is no longer serves as Lead Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company effective 6/30/2020. Mr. Seabrooke is Chief Executive Officer and a director of Sabvest Limited, an investment holding company which is listed on the JSE. Mr. Seabrooke also serves as a non-employee director of the following JSE listed companies: Brait SE, Datatec Limited, Massmart Holdings Limited, Metrofile Holdings Limited, Rolfes Holdings Limited, Torre Industries Limited and Transaction Capital Limited. In the past five years he was also a non-employee director of JSE listed Chrometco Limited. Mr. Seabrooke is a member of The Institute of Directors in South Africa. Formerly, he was the Chairman of the South African State Theater and the Deputy Chairman of each of the National Arts Council and the Board of Business and Arts South Africa. Mr. Seabrooke has degrees in Economics and Accounting from the University of Natal and an MBA from the University of Witwatersrand.

Herman Kotze

Mr. Herman Gideon Kotze serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He was our Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer from 2004 until February 2018. From January 2000 until June 2004, he served on the board of Aplitec as Group Financial Director. Mr. Kotzé joined Aplitec in November 1998 as a strategic financial analyst. Prior to joining Aplitec, Mr. Kotzé was a business analyst at the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa. Mr. Kotzé is a qualified South African chartered accountant.

Paul Edwards

Mr. Paul Edwards has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Company effective 6/30/2020. Mr. Edwards is the Chairman of Equilibre Bioenergy Production Limited. Previously, Mr. Edwards was Non-Executive Chairman of Integrated Pipeline Solutions (Pty) Ltd and Emerging Markets Payment Holdings, an Africa and Middle East payments business; a non-employee director of Starcomms Limited, a Nigerian telecommunications operator; Executive Chairman of Chartwell Capital, a corporate finance house; Chief Executive Officer of MTN Group, a pan-African mobile operator; and Group Chief Executive of Johnnic Holdings Ltd, a diversified holding company. Mr. Edwards has a BSc and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.

Alex Smith

Mr. Alex M. R. Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Director of the Company. From 2008 until February 2018, Mr. Smith served as Director and Chief Financial Officer of Allied Electronics Corporation Limited, a JSE-listed company. Prior to joining Altron, Mr. Smith worked in various positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Edinburgh, Scotland and Johannesburg from 1991 to 2005. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the University of Edinburgh and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. The Board believes that Mr. Smith’s financial and accounting expertise and experience with corporate transactions and capital markets makes him well-suited to serve as a director.

Nunthakumarin Pillay

Philippus Meyer

Mr. Philippus Stefanus Meyer serves as Managing Director - Transact24 Limited of the Company. He has worked in the payments industry for over 20 years. Prior to incorporating Transact24, he was employed by Naspers, a global media group, as its Chief Executive: Information Technology and New Media and was responsible for all existing and new technology and media for Naspers. Mr. Meyer is a qualified engineer with a masters in engineering (electronic) and has a postgraduate diploma in strategic management. Mr. Meyer is registered with the Engineering Counsel of South Africa, is a member of the South Africa Institute of Electrical Engineers and is also a member of the Digital, Information & Telecommunications Committee and Asia & Africa Committee, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

Alfred Mockett

Mr. Alfred T. Mockett is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Mockett has served as the non-executive chairman of Hibu Group Limited since 2013 and as a non- executive director of Corporate Risk Holdings LLC since 2014. From 2010 until 2013, he served as the chief executive officer of Dex One Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed provider of online, mobile and print marketing solutions. The Board believes that Mr. Mockett’s expertise in finance, accounting and corporate governance and broad experience as an officer and director of several publicly-traded companies covering a broad range of industries makes him a valuable member of our Board.

Alasdair Pein

Mr. Alasdair Jonathan Kemsley Pein serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pein is currently Managing Partner of Ascension Advisory Partners LLP (UK), and a director of Ascension Partners Limited, a Cayman-based. Both vehicles provide investment services to high net worth clients. Mr. Pein is also a director of Mundane International Limited, a Guernsey-based financial investment fund. Mr. Pein sits on the investment committee of Dean St Investments LLP a UK based investment limited partnership. Mr. Pein also serves as a director of Ecolutia Services AG, a global provider of water, wastewater and environmental treatment solutions. From 1994 until March 2009, Mr. Pein served as the CEO of the Oppenheimer family’s private equity business. During this period of time Mr. Pein held directorships of a number of private companies. Mr. Pein is a qualified South African chartered accountant. The Board believes that Mr. Pein’s financial and accounting expertise, as well as his private equity experience and skills in dealing with compensation, human resources and corporate governance issues, makes him a valuable member of our Board.

Ekta Singh-Bushell

Ms. Ekta Singh-Bushell is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Singh-Bushell has served as a non-employee director of TTEC Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEC) since May 2017, Datatec (JSE: DTC) since June 2018, and DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) since September 2018. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. Singh-Bushell served as deputy to the first vice president, chief operating officer in the executive office of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. From 2015 to 2016, she was a partner at DecisionGPS LLC, a business analytics start-up; and she continues to serve as a strategic board advisor to the company. Between 1998 and 2015, Ms. Singh-Bushell worked at Ernst & Young, serving in various leadership roles including global client services partner between 2005 and 2015, global and Americas IT Effectiveness leader, Northeast advisory people leader, and US innovation & digital strategy leader and Chief Information Security Officer. Ms. Singh-Bushell is a certified public accountant and holds advanced international certifications in governance, information systems security, audit and control. From 2004 to 2014, Ms. Singh-Bushell served in various leadership roles including treasurer and audit committee chair for the Asian American Federation. During her extensive career, she has lived and worked in India, London and the United States. The Board believes that Ms. Singh-Bushell’s international experience in finance, audit, technology, cybersecurity, multi-sector strategy and business launch provide necessary and desired skills, experience and perspective to our Board.

Dhruv Chopra