Gold Fields Limited has appointed Phuti Mahanyele as independent non-executive director to its board with effect from September 1, 2018.
Gold Fields Chairperson Cheryl Carolus said her appointment will offer the company a strong financial, infrastructure development and commercial skills set as she has extensive experience in these areas.
Ms Mahanyele runs her own finance capital, Sigma Capital, which she founded in 2016 after spending 12 years with the Shanduka Group. At Shanduka she first managed Shanduka Energy before becoming CEO of the company. Prior to Shanduka she worked at international investment banking firm Fieldstone for six years.
She currently holds non-executive directorships at Blue Label, Comair and Discovery Insure and is on the advisory board of Stellenbosch University’s Business School. In 2014 she was chosen as Forbes’ Africa Business Woman of the Year.
The appointment has been made in terms of paragraph 3.59 (a) of the Listing Requirements of the JSE Limited.