Non-Executive directors

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  • Suresh Kana

    Suresh Kana (61)


    PhD (Hon), BCom (Hons), MCom, CA(SA), CD(SA)

    Suresh was the CEO and Senior Partner of PwC Southern Africa and PwC Africa. He served on the PwC Global Board and its Strategy Council. He is the Chairman of the Financial Standards Reporting Council of South Africa, and a member of the King Committee on Governance. He is a non-executive director of Murray & Roberts Limited and the JSE Limited, and is a Professor of Accounting at the University of Johannesburg. Suresh was appointed as a non-executive director to the board of Imperial on 1 September 2015 and appointed as independent non-executive chairman of the board on 3 November 2015.

  • Ashley (Oshy) Tugendhaft

    Ashley (Oshy) Tugendhaft (68)

    (Deputy chairman)

    BA, LLB

    Oshy is the Senior Partner of Tugendhaft Wapnick Banchetti & Partners, a leading Johannesburg niche law firm. He is also a non-executive director and deputy chairman of Pinnacle Technology Holdings. He was appointed to the board in April 1998 and as deputy chairperson in March 2008.

  • Peter Cooper

    Peter Cooper (60)

    BCom (Hons), HDip (Tax), CA(SA)

    Peter is the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of RMB Holdings Limited (RMH) and Rand Merchant Insurance Holdings Limited (RMI). His early career was in the financial services sector, first as a tax consultant and later specialising in corporate and structured finance with UAL Merchant Bank. He joined Rand Merchant Bank in 1992 as a structured finance specialist and transferred to RMB Holdings in 1997, where he was appointed to the board in 1999. He continues to serve as a non-executive director of RMH, RMI, RMB Structured Insurance, OUTsurance and MMI, and as an alternate director of FirstRand. He was appointed to the board on 24 February 2015 and chairs the investment committee.

  • Graham Wayne Dempster

    Graham Wayne Dempster (61)

    BCom, CTA, CA(SA), AMP (Harvard)

    Graham was an executive director of Nedbank Group Limited and Nedbank Limited and retired in May 2014 with over 30 years’ service in the Nedbank Group. He is a non-executive director of Telkom and AECI. He was appointed to the board on 24 February 2015 and is a member of the audit and investment committees.

  • Thembisa Dingaan

    Thembisa Dingaan (43)

    BProc, LLB (Natal), LLM (Harvard), HDip Tax (Wits)

    Thembisa is an admitted attorney to the New York State Bar, USA.

    She is the past chairperson of Ukhamba Holdings, an empowerment shareholder in Imperial. She is currently a director of Absa Bank, Famous Brands Limited, Telkom SOC Limited and Sumitomo Rubber South Africa. She was appointed to the board in November 2009.

  • Raboijane Moses Kgosana

    Raboijane Moses Kgosana (57)

    BCompt (Hons), CA(SA)

    Moses is a past Chief Executive of KPMG South Africa. He is also a past chairman of the Accounting Practices Board, served as a member of the IFRS Advisory Council (SAC) of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and was a trustee of the Thuthuka Bursary Fund and a member of Business Leadership South Africa. He is a member of the Institute of Directors in South Africa (IoDSA). Moses is a former President of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA), which was established to promote the interests of black men and women engaged in the accounting profession. He was appointed to the board and as chairman of the audit committee on 1 September 2015.

  • Phumzile Langeni

    Phumzile Langeni (42)

    BCom (Acc), BCom (Hons)

    Phumzile is the executive chairman of Afropulse Group, a woman-led investment, investor relations and corporate advisory house. She is currently the chairperson of Astrapak Holdings and the Mineworkers’ Investment Company. She also serves as an independent non-executive director of Massmart and Transaction Capital. She was appointed to the board in June 2004.

  • Mohammed Valli Moosa

    Mohammed Valli Moosa (59)


    Valli is a non-executive director of Sanlam Group Holdings and Sappi and a non-executive chairperson of Anglo Platinum and Sun International. He is a director of Lereko. Previously, he was president of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the chairperson of Eskom, and served as a cabinet minister in the national government of South Africa from 1994 to 2004. He is also the chairperson of WWF (SA). Valli was appointed to the board in June 2005.

  • Roderick John Alwyn Sparks

    Roderick John Alwyn Sparks (57)

    BCom (Hons), CA(SA), MBA

    Roddy is a former managing director of Old Mutual South Africa and Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (SA), and the former chairperson of Old Mutual Unit Trusts, Old Mutual Specialised Finance and Old Mutual Asset Managers (SA). He is a nonexecutive director of Truworths International and Trencor and chairs the board of advisors of the UCT College of Accounting. Roddy is the lead independent director and was appointed to the board in August 2006.

  • Younaid Waja

    Younaid Waja (64)

    BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), HDip Tax Law

    Younaid is a practising tax, business and governance consultant. He is a non-executive director and a sub-committee member of Dipula Income Fund Limited. His immediate past directorships include subsidiaries of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency: Supplier Park Development Company and Automotive Industry Development Centre, Pareto Limited, the PIC, Telkom, Real Africa Holdings and Blue IQ. His former memberships include vice-president of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA), chairperson of the Public Accountants and Auditors Board (PAAB) – now the IRBA, and treasurer and executive member of the Black Business Council (BBC). He is also a former member of the Income Tax Court. He is currently a vice-chairperson of the Non-Racial Sports History Project – Gauteng. He was appointed to the board in June 2004.