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Vodacom Group Ltd (VODJ.J)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phillip Moleketi

62 2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

mohamed Shameel Aziz Joosub

49 2012 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Till Streichert

46

Diego Gutierrez

44 2018 Chief Operating Officer - International Business

Matimba Mbungela

48 Chief Human Resource Officer

Andries Delport

55 2011 Chief Technology Officer

Dejan Kastelic

2020 Chief Technology Officer

Mariam Cassim

38 2019 Chief Officer - Vodacom Financial services

Joaquim Jorge Cerqueira Mendes

46 Chief Officer: Consumer Business Unit

Puso Manthata

41 2020 Chief Officer for Strategy Mergers and Acquisitions

William Mzimba

51 2018 Chief Officer - Vodacom Business

Takalani Netshitenzhe

52 2016 Chief Officer - Corporate Affairs

Nkateko Nyoka

57 2011 Chief Officer - Legal and Regulatory

Errol Van Graan

46 2018 Chief Officer - Commercial Operations

Sandi Linford

Group Company Secretary

Sakumzi Macozoma

62 2017 Lead Independent Director

Vivek Badrinath

50 2016 Non-Executive Director

Francesco Bianco

2019 Non-Executive Director

Pierre Klotz

44 2020 Non-Executive Director

John Otty

56 2012 Non-Executive Director

Sunil Sood

59 2018 Non-Executive Director

Leanne Wood

47 2019 Non-Executive Director

David Brown

57 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa

49 2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nomkhita Nqweni

2020 Non-Executive Independent Director

Clive Thomson

53 2020 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shaun van Biljon

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Phillip Moleketi

Mr. Phillip Jabulani Moleketi is no longer serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company effective 7/21/2020. Jabu is non-executive chairman of Brait SA and PPC Limited. He is a former Deputy Minister of Finance (2004-2008), former non-executive chairman of the Development Bank of South Africa and former MEC of Financial and Economic Affairs in the Gauteng Provincial Government (1994-2004). He is a director of several companies listed on the JSE Limited. Jabu was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in November 2009 and appointed chairman in July 2017.

mohamed Shameel Aziz Joosub

Mr. mohamed Shameel Aziz Joosub serves as Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Shameel joined Vodacom in 1994 and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Vodacom Group Limited, a position he has held since 2012. He has extensive telco experience having operated at a senior level in various companies across the group for the last 22 years, including Managing Director at Vodacom South Africa and Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Spain. Shameel holds board positions at Vodacom Group Limited, Safaricom Plc, and a number of subsidiary boards across the group. Shameel served on the Vodacom Group Board from 2000 until March 2011, when he was seconded to Spain. He was re-appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in September 2012 after his return from Spain. Shameel also sits on the board of Business Leadership South Africa. He was appointed to the Vodafone Group Exco in April 2020.

Till Streichert

Mr. Till Streichert Ph.D. is no longer serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective 6/30/2020. Till was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Vodacom Group in August 2015 after working as the Finance Director at Vodacom South Africa from February 2014. Till was also appointed as non excutive director of Vodacom Tanzania, non executive director of Vodafone Kenya and as a non executive director of Safaricom respectively in August 2017. He has more than 15 years experience supporting financial and operational transformations through expertise in financial strategy, business leadership, revenue and profit growth in international environments. Till has had a broad and successful career within large international corporations including various finance and commercial roles, including CFO and Head of Channel Marketing and Sales Operations at Vodafone Romania. He began his career at T-Mobile Germany before undertaking various roles at T-Mobile UK as well as serving as a strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. Till was awarded the 2017 CFO of the Year award by CFO South Africa.

Diego Gutierrez

Mr. Diego Gutierrez serves as Chief Operating Officer - International Business of the Company. Diego Gutierrez was appointed as Chief Officer: International Business from 1 August 2017. Diego possesses more than 17 years of international cross-functional experience in the telecommunications industry with special focus on emerging markets in Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean. He comes with proven success in business turnarounds, enhancing operational efficiency, leading organisations through critical transitions, and translating corporate strategies into tangible operating results.

Matimba Mbungela

Mr. Matimba Mbungela serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Matimba is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Vodacom Group. Prior to this role, he was Managing Executive: HR for Vodacom South Africa until April 2014. Matimba has worked within the Vodacom/Vodafone Group since 2003 during which he worked in various roles within HR. He subsequently spent 3 years on secondment to Vodafone as Regional Head of Organisational Effectiveness & Change, and Regional Head of Talent within the Africa, Middle East & Asia Pacific “AMAP” region. Prior to his assignment to the Vodafone AMAP Region, Matimba was responsible for Talent Management at Vodacom for six years where he successfully delivered the integration of our talent strategy into the Vodafone global strategy. His previous experience includes key HR roles in blue chip companies such as BMW South Africa and Unilever. In October 2015 Matimba was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Vodacom Business Nigeria Board, in May 2017 as a Non-Executive Director on the YeboYethu Board and as Non-Executive Director of Vodacom Tanzania in August 2017.

Andries Delport

Mr. Andries Daniel Jan Delport serves as Chief Technology Officer of the Company. He joined Vodacom in June 1996 and has since held a number of senior positions, including Executive Director Network and Information Technology of Vodacom SA. He was appointed Chief Technical Officer and a member of the Vodacom Group Executive Committee in November 2010.

Dejan Kastelic

Mariam Cassim

Ms. Mariam Cassim serves as Chief Officer - Vodacom Financial services of the Company. Mariam was appointed as Chief Officer: Vodacom Financial Services in February 2019. Mariam joined the Vodacom Group in November 2016 serving as the Managing Executive of Financial Services. Since joining Vodacom Mariam has successfully formulated and implemented a clear Financial Services strategy with three core focus areas (Payments, Lending and Insurance) growing it to over a billion rand profit business, making it a meaningful player in the Financial Services industry in South Africa. Mariam joined the Vodacom Group from Telesure Group Services where she served as the Commercial Executive leading both the Commercial and Business Intelligence business units. Prior to her tenure at Telesure, Mariam held various roles at Thebe Investment Corporation, a leading South African BEE investment company, building a career in Corporate Finance, Debt Structuring and Synergy extraction within the portfolio of companies. Mariam is a qualified Chartered Accountant and also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business where she graduated Cum Laude.

Joaquim Jorge Cerqueira Mendes

Mr. Joaquim Jorge Cerqueira Mendes serves as Chief Officer: Consumer Business Unit of the Company. Jorge Mendes is the Chief Officer: Consumer Business Unit. Jorge joined Vodacom in 1994, and since then he has played a number of roles in the business. He has also successfully managed all the sales channels within South Africa and has driven strong operational management in the regions. During his tenure in the business he has worked in our businesses in Tanzania, DRC and Mozambique.

Puso Manthata

Mr. Puso Manthata serves as Chief Officer for Strategy Mergers and Acquisitions of the Company. Puso is the Chief Officer: Strategy & New Business Development since 1 June 2020. Puso is a Chartered Accountant and brings well over 16 years of experience in investment banking, having worked at multi-national and local investment banks such as Investec, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Rand Merchant Bank. He has worked across several disciplines, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, restructurings, Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets. Prior to joining Vodacom, he co-headed Rand Merchant Bank’s Corporate Finance division and subsequently appointed as Business Development Director for clients in the telecoms and industrial sectors.

William Mzimba

Mr. William Mzimba serves as Chief Officer - Vodacom Business of the Company. He is responsible for Vodacom’s Enterprise Units in Africa, leading a team tasked with driving digital transformation in targeted industries and markets working with large & small enterprises, corporates, small office/home office (SoHo) and Governments.William joined from Accenture Africa where he was the Chief Executive and Chairman since 2006. In that role, he oversaw the growth and strategy of Accenture in Africa, advised clients on their business strategies, helped transform their businesses and build technology platforms. He played a key role in positioning Accenture as the foremost innovative digital services firm in digital marketing and customer experience, cloud, industrial internet of things, applied intelligence (analytics, big data and Artificial Intelligence) and security. He built industrial scale delivery centres for technology, business process outsourcing, research and liquid studio used for rapid prototyping and open innovation. He also served as their Financial Services Industry lead, taking responsibility for their banking and insurance businesses.

Takalani Netshitenzhe

Ms. Takalani Netshitenzhe serves as Chief Officer - Corporate Affairs of the Company. Taki was appointed as Chief Officer: Corporate Affairs for Vodacom Group with effect from September 2016. She was later appointed as Executive Director in Vodacom South Africa and Chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation. Taki has had a stint as a part-time lecturer in Administrative Law at the University of Venda. She then spent 20years in government mainly as a lawyer and policy advisor in the security cluster whilst employed in the Ministry for Intelligence Services. She developed well-honed legal skills as a law writer and legal advisor in public policy development as well as stakeholder and relationship management. These competencies were augmented during her 4 year stint as Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa in Hungary and Croatia. Before taking up the diplomatic post, she operated as CEO of Electronic Communications Security (Pty) (Ltd), a state owned entity that was established under the then National Intelligence Agency. She received several merit awards which include the Hungarian Eotvos (ELTE) University commemorative medal and certificate for relentless efforts to promote academic and cultural collaboration between South Africa and Hungary, and deepening bilateral relations between the two countries. She was also awarded the Intelligence Services Woman of the Year award for meritorious contribution to the South African intelligence policy and legal dispensation. She was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa in 1996. Taki is currently the Read to Lead Ambassador for the Department of Basic Education.

Nkateko Nyoka

Mr. Nkateko Nyoka serves as Chief Officer - Legal and Regulatory of the Company. Nkateko joined Vodacom as Chief Officer: Regulatory and Stakeholder Relations. Prior to joining Vodacom, he held several positions at MTN, including Group Executive for Corporate Services where his responsibilities included Legal, Regulatory, Company Secretariat and the MTN Foundation. Nkateko was CEO of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”). He was appointed to the Vodacom Group Executive Committee on 1 November 2010.

Errol Van Graan

Mr. Errol Van Graan serves as Chief Officer - Commercial Operations of the Company. Errol was appointed as Chief Officer: Commercial Operations Business Unit from 1 February 2018, Prior to this he was at Vodafone Australia where he held the position of Director: Customer Operations since 2015, and delivered the Customer Service and Experience strategy for the company. Errol started his career at Vodacom in 2004 as a Regional Trainer in the Vodacom Academy. In 2007 he was promoted to Executive Head: Vodacom Academy. He continued to build his career within Vodacom and Vodafone and held various Customer Service Support and Operations Director roles. Errol is well experienced in leading customer operations and consumer contact centers having worked in Romania and Australia.

Sandi Linford

Sakumzi Macozoma

Mr. Sakumzi J. Macozoma has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company effective 7/22/2020. Mr Sakumzi (Saki) Macozoma is a prominent businessman in South Africa. He is the chairman of Safika Holdings and Tshipi é Ntle and Ntsimbintle Mining and a director at Volkswagen South Africa. Saki ís a former chairman of Liberty Life Holdings and deputy chairman of the Standard Bank Group. He is the past president of Business Leadership South Africa. He is the former Chairman of the Presidents Big Business Working Group, Business Leadership South Africa, Business Trust, SA Tourism, Council of Wits University and Council on Higher Education. Saki is a former member of the B20, the business section of the G20, Global Leader for Tomorrow of the World Economic Forum (1997) and Patron of the Boy Scouts of South Africa and the Key School of Autism. He is also is a former managing director of Transnet, former chairman of the MTN Group and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Communications. In 2012 he was recognised for his work in civil society where Unisa bestowed on him the Calabash award for his fight against oppression during the apartheid regime. The Calabash award is one of the highest honours that could be bestowed on an individual by Unisa. Saki was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in July 2017.

Vivek Badrinath

Mr. Vivek Badrinath serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Vivek Badrinath joined Vodafone and the Executive Committee as CEO of AMAP in October 2016.He is responsible for Vodafone’s operations in the Vodacom Group, India, Australia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya and New Zealand. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Chief Executive at the international hospitality group AccorHotels where he was responsible for marketing, digital solutions, distribution and information systems. He was previously Deputy Chief Executive with Orange and has a long career in telecommunications and technology. Prior roles include Executive Director responsible for Orange's Business Services division, leadership of Orange's global networks and operators division and Chief Technology Officer for Orange's mobile activities. Vivek was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in December 2016. Vivek is a member of the Board of GSMA and Chairman of the GSMA Policy Group, he is also a non-Executive Director of Atos.

Francesco Bianco

Pierre Klotz

Mr. Pierre Klotz serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Pierre is the Vodafone Group Plc Group Corporate Finance Director. He joined Vodafone in July 2011 and is responsible for the Vodafone Group’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Treasury related activities. Previously, he held a number of senior executive positions at UBS Investment Bank and at HSBC Investment Bank. He holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from Gothenburg School of Economics and Commercial Law. Pierre was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in April 2020

John Otty

Mr. John William Lorimer Otty serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. John is the Vodafone Group Financial Controller. He joined Vodafone in December 1992 and has held a number of senior executive positions in Vodafone including that of group technology financial director, interim CFO of Vodafone India, Vodafone plc group internal audit director and CFO for Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific region. He was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in September 2012.

Sunil Sood

Mr. Sunil Sood serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Sunil Sood is the Group Commercial Director, AMAP and Group M-Pesa Director of Vodafone Group since 1st September 2018. Sunil began his career in the FMCG industry in various roles across India and emerging markets in Africa and South East Asia, including the role of CEO of Pepsico in Bangladesh. He started his telecom journey with Vodafone in the summer of 2000, then Hutch, as Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Delhi. Over the years, he has held several senior positions including Business Head of key circles, Director - Business Operations and as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), he then took over as the MD & CEO for Vodafone India Limited from April 2015 to August 2018, before taking over as the Group Commercial Director – AMAP and M-Pesa for Vodafone Group. In addition to his responsibilities at Vodafone, Sunil is also the Chairman of the British Business Group (BBG) Mumbai, a confederation of organizations with interests in India and UK. He is also the Chairman of Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the industry body for GSM telecom operators in India, a Director on the board of Indus Towers, the world’s largest telecom tower company and a member of several prestigious industry bodies/associations/public policy forums. Sunil was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in July 2018.

Leanne Wood

Ms. Leanne Susan Wood serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Leanne joined Vodafone as Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Executive Committee on 1 April 2019. She is responsible for leading Vodafone’s people and organisation strategy which includes developing strong talent and leadership, effective organisations, strategic capabilities and an engaging culture and work environment. Leanne was the Chief People, Strategy and Corporate Affairs Officer for Burberry Plc from 2015. Prior to that she worked for Diageo Plc for 15 years in a variety of roles, latterly as their Group HR Director. She has also worked in strategy and finance for Allied Domecq Plc, LEK Consulting and United Distillers. Leanne is currently a Non-Executive Director and member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committees at The Go-Ahead Group Plc. Leanne was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in July 2019.

David Brown

Mr. David Hugh Brown has been appointed as Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 7/22/2020. David is a former CEO of MC Mining Limited (previously Coal of Africa) from February 2014 to January 2020. He was previously the non-executive chairman from August 2012 and then the executive chairman. He is also currently a non-executive director of the Northam Platinum Limited board, as well as chairman of the Investment Committee and member of the Audit and Risk Committee. In addition he was appointed to the Resilient REIT Limited board effective August 2018 . He is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk committee as well as member of the Remuneration and Investment committees. David served as a member of the Accenture South Africa advisory board from 2012 until the end of 2018 .He is a former non-executive director of Edcon Holdings Limited as well as the former chairman of the Edcon audit and risk Committee. He is the former CEO of Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) and was chairman of Impala Platinum Limited and Zimplats Holdings Limited, the two major operating subsidiaries within the Implats Group. David was CEO from 2006 to 2012 and before that he served as chief financial officer from 1999. Prior to that, David worked in the Information Technology sector for four years and for the Exxon Mobil Corporation in Europe for five years. He served his articles with EY. David was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in January 2012.

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa

Ms. Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa is the CEO of Naspers South Africa and Executive Chairperson of Sigma Capital. Phuthi is the former CEO of Shanduka Group and prior to that, she was the Head of the Project Finance South Africa business unit at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. Phuthi is a former Vice President of Fieldstone, an international firm specialising in the financing of infrastructure assets and currently an independent non-executive director on the boards of Comair Goldfields and Discovery Insure. She is also a former director of Vodacom having served on the board from May 2009 to September 2011. Phuthi was re-appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in January 2019.

Nomkhita Nqweni

Clive Thomson

Mr. Clive Bradney Thomson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Clive is an independent non-executive director of Woolworths Holdings Limited, Chairman of its Audit committee and Treasury Committee, and a member of its Social & Ethics Committee and Risk & Compliance committees. He is also a director of the Caterpillar dealer Borusan Makina. Clive has over 20 years’ experience in senior leadership and executive roles. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Barloworld Limited (Barloworld) for approximately 10 years and as Group Finance Director for close to four years. Prior to his group CEO role, Clive was Chief Executive Officer of Barloworld Equipment where he was responsible for leading the Caterpillar equipment businesses in Southern Africa, Russia and Iberia, and was Finance Director of Barloworld Coatings for five years.

Shaun van Biljon