In terms of paragraph 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, Famous Brands is delighted to advise shareholders that Ms Busisiwe Mathe has been appointed as an independent Non-executive director to the board of directors of Famous Brands (“the Board”). This appointment will be effective from 20 October 2021.
Busisiwe, who holds a B. Com Accounting and a Higher Diploma in Accounting from the University of Witwatersrand, is a Chartered Accountant and a registered member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. She has held several leadership positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) including as Chairperson of the South African Governing Board, member of the Africa Governing Board and Chairperson of the Human Capital Sub-Committee of the Africa Governing Board. Between July 2014 and June 2021, she served as Cyber Security and Privacy South Africa leader and Cyber Security and Privacy Africa leader, respectively during which time she built and co-ordinated the PWC cyber security and data privacy business across the African continent.
She has worked in both the assurance and consulting businesses, during which time she has executed on several responsibilities in decision making capacities simultaneously and has reported internally and externally at board level.
The Board welcomes Busisiwe and looks forward to her contribution.
11 October 2021
The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited