Appointment of Dr Yvonne Muthien as independent Non-executive director
ASPEN PHARMACARE HOLDINGS LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (“Aspen Holdings”)
Registration number: 1985/002935/06
Share code: APN
and its subsidiaries (collectively “Aspen” or “the Group”)
APPOINTMENT OF DR YVONNE MUTHIEN AS INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
In compliance with Section 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, the Aspen Board of
Directors (“the Board”) takes pleasure in confirming the appointment of Dr Yvonne Muthien as an
independent non-executive director of Aspen Holdings with effect from 10 December 2021.
Yvonne currently serves as Chairperson of the Rhodes Food Group, and as an independent non-executive
director on the boards of the SA Reserve Bank and the SA SME Fund. She was also on the board of Thebe
Investment Corporation, Chairperson of Bankserv and Chairperson of the Sasol Foundation. Yvonne
previously served as Chief Executive: Group Services at Sanlam and Executive Director of Sanlam Ltd as well
as Non-Executive Director of Santam, Sanlam Investments and Sanlam Investment Management. Preceding
that she was Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications for Coca-Cola Africa based in London and
Group Executive Corporate Affairs for the MTN Group Ltd. She also formerly served as a non-executive
director for Aurecon, Sentech, MTN Nigeria, the SABC, and Transnet. She was the founding Executive
Director of Democracy & Governance at the HSRC and Public Service Commissioner in President Mandela’s
Yvonne completed her D.Phil. degree in Sociology and Politics at Oxford University (UK) and holds a MA
from Northwestern University (USA) as well as a BA and a BA (Hons) cum laude from the University of the
Western Cape in South Africa. She previously held the position of Associate Professor in Sociology at the
University of Natal, Durban. She is widely published and has written and edited several books, articles and
international conference papers. She completed ‘Leadership in Financial Organizations’ at Harvard Business
School. She has also completed executive management courses at the Wits Business School, and the ‘Senior
Executive Leadership’ programs of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, as well as MTN.
Referring to her appointment, Aspen Holdings Chairman, Kuseni Dlamini, said: "The Aspen Holdings board
is delighted to welcome a director of Yvonne’s calibre as a member of Aspen’s board. She brings to Aspen
her in-depth business, financial, reporting and governance knowledge, as well as significant leadership
experience - we look forward to her contribution to the Group and wish her every success."
09 November 2021
Investec Bank Limited
Date: 09-11-2021 08:30:00
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