Posted August 17, 2018
Mr Bob DeKoch will retire as independent non-executive director of the Board of directors of Sappi with immediate effect due to health reasons. Mr DeKoch was appointed to the Board in March 2013 and also served as a member of the Social, Ethics, Transformation and Sustainability Committee.
The Board appoints Ms Zola Malinga as independent non- executive director with effect from October 1, 2018. Ms Malinga will also serve as a member of the Sappi Audit and Risk Committee with effect from October 1, 2018.
Ms Malinga, a Chartered Accountant, has over 10 years’ experience in investment banking and corporate finance. She is the founder and executive director of Jade Capital Partners, a women-owned investment company which invests in the property and industrial sectors.
Ms Malinga serves as a non-executive director on the Boards of Hospitality Property Fund, Sasol Inzalo, Grindrod Bank and Grindrod Limited.
Sappi is a global diversified woodfibre company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, specialities and packaging papers, printing and writing papers as well as biomaterials and biochemicals.