JSE-listed pay-TV group Multichoice has appointed Jabu Mabuza and Dr Fatai Adegboyega Sanusi as independent non-executive directors.
Their appointment is effective from 5 July.
Mabuza was recently appointed as the chairman to the board of Sun International. He was previously the Group CEO and later the Deputy Chairman of Tsogo Sun.
He recently retired as chairman of Telkom SA and as president of Business Unity South Africa.
Mabuza currently serves as the chairman of various companies including Anheuser – Busch InBev / SAB Miller – Africa, the Casino Association of South Africa and Eskom.
Outside South Africa, Jabu has served on numerous company’s boards covering various industries and has a wide array of organisational memberships in South Africa and abroad.
In 2017, an Honorary Doctor of Commerce degree was awarded to Mabuza by the University of Witwatersrand in recognition of his entrepreneurship achievements and his contribution to the South African economy.
Dr Fatai Adegboyega Sanusi is currently a senior consultant in the UK National Health service, serving in this position for 19 years at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust. He has also accumulated years of experience in governance and risk management at a senior management Board level.
He is active in education and training and has served as Training director of the department for several years.
Dr Sanusi graduated from the University of Lagos in 1986.
The company said its board welcomes Mabuza and Sanusi to the Company and looks forward to their contribution.
MultiChoice Group includes MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice Africa, Showmax Africa, and Irdeto.