Join us on Thursday, 21 May 2020 at 12h30 as we unpack some of these crucial factors and considerations in discussion with two seasoned board members who, between them, have more than 60 years’ experience in the boardrooms of various organisations in this country:
Geoff Rothschild has had an association of 50 years with the JSE in various capacities, including that of chair of the JSE in 2000 and 2001. He was a member of the JSE board from 1991 to 2008. Geoff also served for many years on the Board of Directors of Sasfin Frankel Pollak Securities. He is a member of the National Advisory Council for Innovation and the South African Institute of Stockbrokers and serves on the Board of the NEPAD Business Foundation. In addition, Geoff is patron of Education Africa and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. He is involved at board level in the public sector as well as various charitable organisations.
Teresita van Gaalen was previously the managing director of Subaru Southern Africa and served as a member of the Barloworld Automotive Executive management board. She was a non-executive director of Wescoal Holdings Limited from 2009 to 2019 and served as Lead Independent Director for a number of those years. Teresita served as a non-executive director of IRUDI SA, Consortium One and as a chartered practitioner heading up her own business development agency, specialising in marketing and corporate communications.
Be prepared for thought-provoking deliberations with a focus on the practical considerations of empowering a board with “the right people, doing the right things, in the right way”……
Participants who have registered will receive an invitation one day prior to the event.