Christine Ramon takes up another board seat


The 2018 CFO of the Year has been appointed to the Clicks board as an independent non-executive director.

Christine Ramon has taken up a seat on the Clicks Group board as an independent non-executive director. The 2018 CFO of the Year now serves on two of the JSE’s top 100 listed companies, including her recent appointment as a non-executive director at Vodafone Group.

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Christine has also been appointed to the Clicks Group remuneration and nominations committee, and is a standing invitee to the audit and risk committee. This brings the Clicks board to seven independent non-executive directors and two executive directors, with 67 percent black and 44 percent female representation.

She is also a member of the Presidential State-Owned Enterprises Council, and was previously a director of MTN Group, World Gold Council, International Council on Mining and Metals, Lafarge France, International Federation of Accountants and the Financial Reporting Standard Council of South Africa.

She most recently served as the CFO of AngloGold Ashanti, a role for which she was awarded the 2018 CFO of the Year honour at the annual CFO Awards. She also served as the company’s interim CEO for a year. Before that, she was the CFO of Sasol for seven years after serving as the CEO and FD of Johnnic Holdings, respectively. Her other experience includes being an audit manager and supervisor at Coopers & Lybrand, as well as a finance controller for the Pepsi brand at New Age Beverages.

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About the appointment, Clicks Group chairman David Nurek said: “Christine’s wide-ranging financial, strategic and leadership experience in large listed companies, together with her governance experience, make her an asset for any board. We believe she will add considerable value to the group in the areas of financial and capital management, risk, governance and general board oversight.”

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