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Non-executive directors

Monhla Hlahla [photo]

Monhla Hlahla

Independent non-executive director and Chairman

BA (Honours) (Economics), Pomona College, USA; MA (Urban and Regional Planning), UCLA School of Architecture and Planning, USA

Monhla Hlahla joined the Board on 1 April 2011 and was appointed Chairman on 27 March 2012. She was the Managing Director of Airports Company South Africa and is currently the Interim Chairman of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the President of the African chapter of Airports Council International. Monhla serves on the human resources and nominations committee and the audit and risk management committee.


Tom Boardman [photo]

Tom Boardman

Independent non-executive director

BCom, University of the Witwatersrand; Chartered Accountant (SA)

Tom Boardman was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2011 and has held senior positions throughout his career at companies which include Anglo American Corporation, Sam Newman Limited and Boardmans. He has been involved with the Nedbank Group for many years and, although now retired, still serves on the board of Nedbank, Woolworths Holdings and the Vodacom Group, among others. Tom serves on the human resources and nominations committee and is the chairman of the audit and risk management committee.


Fran du Plessis [photo]

Fran du Plessis

Independent non-executive director

BCom LLB, University of Stellenbosch; Chartered Accountant (SA); BCom (Hons) Taxation, University of Cape Town; Advocate of the High Court of South Africa

Fran du Plessis was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2012 and has practiced as a chartered accountant specialising in the fiscal laws of taxation since 1994. She is currently a director of Loubser du Plessis Inc and also sits on the boards of directors of several other companies, including Sanlam, ArcelorMittal and KWV Holdings. Fran lectures on an ad hoc basis at the University of Stellenbosch. She serves on the audit and risk management committee.


Tshidi Nyama [photo]

Tshidi Nyama

Independent non-executive director

BCom, University of the North; MBA, University of Bridgeport (USA)

Tshidi Nyama is a partner at Makhup Business Services and Coaching and the head of external affairs at BHP Billiton Manganese SA. She previously held various senior positions at Spoornet and Wesbank, as well as a number of non-executive directorships. She was appointed to the RBH Board on 1 October 2007. Tshidi is the chairman of the human resources and nominations committee.


Obakeng Phetwe  [photo]

Obakeng Phetwe

Non-executive director

BCom, North-West University; BCom (Hons) CTA, University of South Africa; Chartered Accountant (SA)

Obakeng Phetwe was appointed to the Board on 27 March 2012. A chartered accountant, he completed his articles with PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. He is currently the CEO of the RBNDT. He has held the positions of group treasury and business manager for the RBN; finance manager for the RBA; and senior audit manager at Mokua and Associates Chartered Accountants.


Steve Phiri [photo]

Steve Phiri

Non-executive director

BJuris, University of the North; LLB, Vista University; Diploma in Corporate Law, Rand Afrikaans University; LLM, University of Johannesburg

Steve Phiri is the CEO of RBPlat. He was appointed to the RBH Board on 24 July 2006. He has been admitted as an attorney to the High Court of South Africa and is a member of the Black Lawyers Association. Steve brings to the Board his expertise on governance and stakeholder relations.

Executive directors


Albertinah Kekana [photo]

Albertinah Kekana

Chief Executive Officer

BCom; Chartered Accountant (SA); Post-graduate Diploma in Accounting; Advanced Management Programme (Harvard University)

Albertinah Kekana was appointed CEO and a member of the Board with effect from 1 November 2012. She has extensive asset management, investment banking and business leadership experience. Albertinah was previously the chief operating officer of the Public Investment Corporation.