(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1990/001119/06)
Share code: ADH
("ADvTECH" or "the Company")
APPOINTMENT OF DR JACKIE CHIMHANZI AND DR JANE HOFMEYR AS INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
The board of directors of ADvTECH ("the Board"), the education and recruitment group, announces the appointment of Dr Jackie Chimhanzi and Dr Jane Hofmeyr as independent non-executive directors of the Company with effect from 1 January 2017.
Dr Jackie Chimhanzi holds a PhD from Cardiff Business School, UK. Her doctoral research focused on enhancing the effectiveness with which companies implement their strategies and her work experience spans academia, strategy/management consulting and development finance. She is currently the CEO of the African Leadership Institute.
Dr Jane Hofmeyr holds a PhD in education policy studies and is currently an independent education and development consultant, with 30 years of experience and research in public and private education. For 15 years she headed the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA).
Commenting on the appointments, ADvTECH Chairman Chris Boulle said:
"I am pleased that Jackie and Jane have agreed to join the ADvTECH Board. They both have exceptional educational and business insight which will be of significant benefit to our discussions and decision-making."
The ADvTECH Group welcomes Dr Jackie Chimhanzi and Dr Jane Hofmeyr to the Board.
12 December 2016
Sponsor: Bridge Capital Advisors Proprietary Limited