Shareholders are advised of the appointment of Tasneem Abdool-Samad as independent non-executive director to the Board of Barclays Africa Group with effect from 1 February 2018.
She will be stepping down from the Absa Bank Limited board, which she joined as an independent director in April 2016, with effect from 31 January 2018.
Abdool-Samad holds a BCom degree and post graduate diploma in Accounting from the University of Natal, and is a qualified CA (SA).
She started her career at Deloitte in Kwa-Zulu Natal and then moved to the University of the Witwatersrand, where she was a lecturer in auditing from 2003 to 2006.
In 2006, she returned to Deloitte and subsequently served as a member of the Deloitte South Africa board until 2014.
Abdool-Samad is a non-executive director of Absa Financial Services Limited, Reunert Limited, Long4Life Limited and Crookes Brothers Limited.