Media Statement: Appointment of Trustee
From: Nelson Mandela Foundation
Date of Publication: 16 November 2022
The Nelson Mandela Foundation Board is delighted to announce the appointment of a new trustee, Mr Lwazi Bam. “Lwazi brings a wealth of institutional experience to the Board,” said Board Chairman Professor Njabulo Ndebele. “Our governance oversight role will benefit enormously.”
Mr Bam is a chartered accountant and an outstanding South African. He was the CEO of Deloitte Africa from 1 June 2012 until 31 May 2022. He also served as a member of the Deloitte Global Executive Committee, and prior to this, he served on the Deloitte Global Board. He was with Deloitte for close to 29 years prior to his early retirement. In the past he has been President of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants in Southern Africa (ABASA), Chairman of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), and Chairman of the African Children’s Feeding Scheme (ACFS).
Mr Bam joins Prof Ndebele and fellow trustees Ms Nikiwe Bikitsha, Ms Alice Brown, Ms Yolanda Cuba, Ms Maya Makanjee, Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, Professor Themba Maseko, Mr Sello Moloko, former President Kgalema Motlanthe and Ms Futhi Mtoba.
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