Former South African minister of finance, Nhlanhla Musa Nene, has been appointed as non-executive director of Grobank Limited and GroCapital Holdings, effective 13 November 2019.
Nene, who was awarded his BCom(Honours) degree from the University of the Western Cape, also holds a certificate in micro and macroeconomics from the University of London, among a number of other academic and business achievements.
Contributing to food security
“I am delighted to join Grobank at the start of their journey to position the bank as a specialised food and agricultural bank. This priority sector can play a leading role in alleviating unemployment and contribute to food security in our country. I look forward to contribute to these lofty ambitions”, stated Nene.
Grobank CEO, Bennie van Rooy, comments: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Nene’s calibre to our team. He is a true South African that shares our vision of being obsessed with making a meaningful difference to all our stakeholders and we look forward to benefiting from his many years of experience in the financial and public sectors.” – Press release, Grobank