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Herman Bosman
CEO and FD
BCom (Law) LLB LLM CFA

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APPOINTED
2 April 2014

Herman was with RMB for 12 years and headed up its corporate finance practice between 2000 and 2006. He returned to the group in 2014 after serving as CEO of Deutsche Bank South Africa from 2006 to 2013.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Discovery Limited and Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited (CEO and financial director).

Sonja De Bruyn
Independent non-executive chairperson
LLB (Hons) LSE MA (McGill) SFA (UK)
Executive Leadership Programme (Harvard)

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APPOINTED
15 February 2008

Sonja is the principal partner of Identity Capital Partners, an investment firm which holds equity investments, and manages Identity Fund Managers. Sonja’s areas of study included law, business and economics. She was previously executive director of WDB Investment Holdings from 2002 to 2007, where she led several large B-BBEE acquisitions including Bidvest, FirstRand, Discovery and Anglo-Coal Inyosi. She started her career in investment banking at Deutsche Bank in 1997, working in their Johannesburg, London and Tokyo offices.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Discovery Limited; Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited and Remgro Limited.

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Per Lagerström
Independent non-executive director
BSc (Accounting) MSc (Economics)
(London School of Economics)

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APPOINTED
30 June 2014

Per is the co-founder of the Swiss-based Sinequanon group, specialists in AI-driven data solutions for human capital. He was previously a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he headed up the Financial Services Sector and the Organisation Practice.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited

Mamongae Mahlare
Independent non-executive director
BSc (Chemical Engineering)
MBA (Harvard)

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APPOINTED
31 March 2018

Mamongae is currently the managing director of Illovo Sugar South Africa. Her previous experience includes general management, commercial and operational experience from roles at SABMiller, Bain & Company, Unilever and Coca Cola Beverages Africa.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited

Murphy Morobe
Lead independent non-executive director
Diploma in Project Management
MCEF (Princeton)

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APPOINTED
1 August 2014

Murphy has a 49-year career spanning the worlds of student activism, trade unionism, politics, conservation and the public and corporate sectors. In 1994, he was appointed as the first CEO and chairman of the Financial and Fiscal Commission established in terms of the constitution of South Africa to make recommendations to Parliament regarding the equitable sharing of nationally collected revenue between national-, provincial- and local governments. In 2004, he joined the Presidency as Head of Communications. Thereafter he served as CEO of then JSE-listed Kagiso Media Limited from 2006 to 2013 and National Director of the Programme to Improve Learner Outcomes (PILO) from 2013 to 2020. In addition, he also served on the Council on Higher Education (1999–2000) and as chairman of the South African National Parks Board (1999–2005), Ernst & Young (SA) (2001–2005) and Johannesburg Housing Company (2003–2006). Currently, he is a trustee on the boards of the DG Murray Trust and the Rothschild Foundation. In addition, he also served on the Council on Higher Education (1999–2000) and as chairman of the South African National Parks Board (1999–2005), Ernst & Young (SA) (2001–2005) and Johannesburg Housing Company (2003–2006). Currently, he is a trustee on the boards of the DG Murray Trust and the Rothschild Foundation.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited and Remgro Limited

James Teeger
Independent non-executive director
BCom BAcc CA(SA) HDip Tax

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APPOINTED
31 March 2018

James serves as a director of E Oppenheimer & Son Proprietary Limited and leads the investment activities of the Oppenheimer family. James previously served as a director of De Beers Société Anonyme. He spent 12 years at RMB, where he held the position of co-head of structured finance.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited

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Udo Lucht
Non-executive director
BCom (Hons) CA(SA) CFA

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APPOINTED
3 September 2019

Udo is the current Chief Investment Officer at Royal Bafokeng Holdings Proprietary Limited. He is a qualified chartered accountant and chartered financial analyst. He spent 13 years at RMB, before joining Royal Bafokeng in 2016.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited (alternate); Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited and Yebo Yethu Limited.

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Obakeng Phetwe
Alternative non-executive director
BCom (Hons) CA(SA)

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APPOINTED
1 September 2017

Obakeng is the CEO of the Royal Bafokeng Nation Development Trust, which holds all commercial assets on behalf of the Royal Bafokeng Nation.

OTHER LISTED DIRECTORSHIP

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited; and Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited.

RMH
Herman Bosman
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
BCom (LAW) LLB LLM CFA

Herman joined RMI as CEO in April 2014. Prior to his current role, he was CEO of Deutsche Bank SA (2006-2013) and Head of Corporate Finance at RMB (2000-2006). He is the Chairman of OUTsurance and Endeavor SA and a non- executive director of Discovery and Hastings. He serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Johannesburg.

RMHP
Brian Roberts
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
BCom (Hons)

Brian joined RMH Property in 2017. Previously, he was the CEO of Integer Properties and Head of Property Finance at Nedbank and has over 25 years of property experience.

Brian is an energetic, entrepreneurial and focused executive. He shares the vision for RMH Property.

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