Stephen Davidson

STEPHEN DAVIDSON Independent non-executive Chairman

Age: 62 (British)
Date of appointment: 1 February 2007

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    Skills, expertise and experience

    Stephen was previously Vice-Chairman, Investment Banking, at WestLB Panmure and Chief Executive and Finance Director of Telewest Communications plc. He has a first-class honours degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Aberdeen.

    Board committee membership

    • Nominations Committee (Chairman)
    • Remuneration Committee
    • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
    • Social and Ethics Committee

    Other directorships

    • Non-executive Chairman of Actual Experience plc (AIM London)
    • Non-executive director of Restore plc (AIM London)
    • Non-executive Chairman of PRS for Music
    • Non-executive director of Informa plc (LSE)
    • Non-executive director of Rosenblatt plc (AIM London)
JENS MONTANANA

JENS MONTANANA Chief Executive Officer

Age: 57 (British)
Date of appointment: 6 October 1994

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    Skills, expertise and experience

    Jens is the founder and principal architect of Datatec, established in 1986. Between 1989 and 1993, Jens served as Managing Director and Vice-President of US Robotics (UK) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of US Robotics, Inc. which was acquired by 3Com in 1997. In 1993 he co-founded US start-up Xedia Corporation, which was subsequently sold to Lucent Corporation in 1999. In 1994 Jens became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Datatec. Jens graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Reading.

    Board committee membership

    • Social and Ethics Committee

    Other directorships

    • Chairman of Corero plc (AIM London)
JURGENS MYBURGH

Ivan Dittrich Chief Financial Officer

Age: 45 (South African)
Date of appointment: 30 May 2016

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    Skills, expertise and experience

    Ivan rejoined Datatec on 30 May 2016 from Vodacom, where he had been Group Chief Financial Officer from 15 June 2012 to 31 July 2015. Prior to that he held a number of senior executive positions at Datatec, including Group Chief Financial Officer from May 2008 to June 2012, in a career that spanned 13 years. Ivan qualified as a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) at Deloitte South Africa and also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in London. He completed the Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme at Saïd Business School.

Ekta Singh-Bushell

Ekta Singh-Bushell Independent non-executive director

Age: 47
Date of appointment: 1 June  2018

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    Skills, expertise and experience

    Ekta serves on public and private corporate boards bringing diverse global management experience and expertise in financial, digital technology, cybersecurity and risk operations. She was Chief Operating Officer, Executive Office at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and previously had a 17 year career in senior managing partner roles with EY, such as US Innovation & Digital Strategy Leader, Northeast Advisory People Leader and Chief Information Security Officer. She has led transformations across multiple industries impacted by digital technology and information management advances. Ekta is a Certified Public Accountant (USA). She has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelors of Engineering degree from the University of Poona, India.

    Board committee membership

    • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
    • Social and Ethics Committee

    Other directorships

    • Director of TTEC (NASDAQ)
JOHN McCARTNEY

JOHN McCARTNEY Independent non-executive director

Age: 65 (American)
Date of appointment: 16 July 2007

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    Skills, expertise and experience

    John served as a non-executive director of Datatec from May 1998 to September 2002 and was then reappointed in July 2007. He was formerly President and Chief Operations Officer of US Robotics, Inc., which he joined in 1984, as well as President of 3Com Corporation's Client Access Unit.

    Board committee membership

    • Remuneration Committee (Chairman)
    • Nominations Committee

    Other directorships

    • Non-executive Chairman of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ)
PROFESSOR WISEMAN NKUHLU

Johnson Njeke Independent non-executive director

Age: 59 (South African)
Date of appointment: 1 September 2016

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    Skills, expertise and experience

    Johnson was a Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1990 to 1994. In 1994 he co-founded Kagiso Trust Investments. He was the Managing Director of the Kagiso group until his resignation in 2010. He is currently the executive Chairman of Silver Unicorn Coal and Minerals (Pty) Ltd. He is a past Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and its Education Committee. He served in a number of prominent advisory roles for both the public and private sector. Johnson has BCom and BCompt (Hons) degrees and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (South Africa). Board committee membership

    Board committee membership

    • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
    • Social and Ethics Committee (Chairman)
    • Remuneration Committee

    Other directorships

    • Chairman of Black Management Forum Investment Company Limited ("BMFI")
    • Non-executive director of Delta Property Fund
    • Trustee and Chairman of Hollard Foundation Trust
    • Non-executive director and Chairman of MMI Holdings Limited
    • Non-executive director of Sasol Limited and also serves on the Audit Committee
    • Executive chairman of Silver Unicorn Coal and Minerals (Pty) Ltd
MAYA MAKANJEE

MAYA MAKANJEE Independent non-executive director

Age: 56 (South African)
Date of appointment: 1 November 2018

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    Skills, expertise and experience

    Maya is an experienced independent non-executive director who currently sits on public and private company boards, as well as on those of non-profit organisations. She has gained executive experience in the telecommunications, financial services, consulting and fast moving consumer goods industries, and has held director positions in human resources, marketing communication, corporate affairs and reputation management, strategy, and business reengineering. Maya has extensive experience in SADC countries, as well as in some markets in Asia.

    She was previously an executive director of Vodacom (Pty) Limited, Nestlé South Africa (Pty) Ltd and SABMiller (Africa and Asia), Chairman of the Vodacom Foundation South Africa and a board member of World Wide Fund for Nature. Maya holds a Master’s degree in Business Leadership (cum laude), from the University of South Africa, a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the University of Mumbai.

    Board committee membership

    • Remuneration Committee
    • Social and Ethics Committee

    Other directorships

    • Non-executive director of Tiger Brands Limited
    • Non-executive director of Mpact Limited
    • Non-executive director of AIG South Africa Group
    • Non-executive director of Truworths International Limited
    • Non-executive director of the NOSA Group
    • Trustee of the Nelson Mandela Foundation
    • Non-executive director of FEM Education Foundation