Peter Mageza joins Sappi Limited board
11/16/2009 10:32 AM
09 November 2009 - Sappi Limited, the global pulp and paper group, today announced that Mr Peter Mageza will join the Sappi Limited board with effect from 01 January 2010 as an independent non-executive director, following the retirements of Mr David Brink and Dr Franklin Sonn from the Sappi Limited board on 31 December 2009.
Mr Mageza (54), joins the Sappi board after having held senior executive positions across a wide range of industries. He is a former Group Chief Operating Officer of ABSA Group Limited; Assistant General Manager for Process Management at Nedcor Limited and Chief Executive Officer of Autonet, the road passenger and freight logistics division of Transnet Limited. He serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Bidvest Group Limited and Rainbow Chickens Limited. He is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK.
NOTE TO EDITORS:
Additional information on Mr Peter Nkateko Mageza:
Mr Mageza’s responsibilities as Executive Director for Africa at ABSA included companies in Tanzania, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Angola.