Deepa has been appointed as an independent non-executive director on the Datatec board.
International information and communications technology company Datatec has announced the appointment of Tiger Brands CFO Deepa Sita as an independent non-executive director of the company.
Datatec board chairman Stephen Davidson said that:
“We are delighted to welcome Deepa to the board. Her contributions and perspectives will be a valuable addition to the governance of Datatec.”
Deepa is a qualified chartered accountant and has an MBA (cum laude) from GIBS. She started her career with Deloitte as a trainee accountant. In 2005, she joined Samsung Electronics as a senior finance manager. Her career then took her to Entyce Beverages, a division of National Brands, as finance and procurement director in 2007. Thereafter, she joined Mondelēz International as finance director responsible for south, central and east Africa, Israel and Mauritius.
In 2014 she pursued her MBA studies on a full-time basis and then engaged in multiple consulting assignments, as well as lecturing at GIBS.
She joined Masswarehouse, a division of Massmart, as finance director in 2016. In 2018, her portfolio was expanded when she was appointed as finance and commercial director. She has also served as the interim CEO for the Masscash division and will be leaving her role as Massmart Wholesale vice president of integration and strategy to pursue the new role at Tiger Brands.