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MTN Board names new independent non-executive director

The Board of Directors of MTN Group has announced the appointment of Ms Kandimathie Christine Ramon as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the Board with effect from today - 1 June 2014.

MTN said in a statement: "Christine is currently a Non-Executive Director of Lafarge based in Paris, France and also serves as Deputy Chair of the Financial Reporting Standards Council in South Africa. She currently also serves on the Financial Reporting Investigation Panel, an advisory panel of the JSE Limited.

She is a former Non-Executive Director of Transnet Limited and Johnnic Communications Limited. Christine served as an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Sasol Limited for a period of seven and a half years. She is also the former Chief Executive and Financial Director of Johnnic Holdings Limited. In addition, Christine previously served as a member of the Standing Advisory Council to the International Accounting Standards Board."

She holds a BCompt and BCompt (Honours) degrees from the University of South Africa and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990. She also completed the Senior Executive Programme at Harvard Business School in conjunction with Wits Business School in 1999. In 2007, Christine was nominated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

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