Executive committee

  • VUYISA NKONYENI

    VUYISA NKONYENI

    Chief executive officer
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA), BSc (Hons) Computer Science

    Vuyisa has more than 20 years’ experience in investment banking and private equity. He is a chartered accountant by training, having served his training contract with PricewaterhouseCoopers between 1994 and 1996. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1997 where he gained investment banking experience, primarily in corporate and project finance advisory work, over a four-year period. He also served as the financial director of Worldwide African Investment Holdings and director at Actis LLP.

  • FRENCEL GILLION

    FRENCEL GILLION

    Chief financial officer
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA)

    Frencel has more than 20 years investment management and commercial experience since qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1995. He previously held positions as head of corporate finance at the Development Bank of South Africa as well as Deputy head: Public finance at African Merchant Bank. Frencel also worked as an investment principal at Actis Africa Empowerment Fund. Immediately prior to his current position he was the chief investment officer for the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) for a period of four years where he was instrumental in the development of the NEF as an institution. Frencel was appointed as group financial director of KTI in January 2011 and became chief financial officer of KTH post the merger. Frencel serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Kagiso Media where he also chairs the audit committee. He is also a non-executive director of Juta.


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