Mr PN Masemola

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age: 57

BScEng (Mech) (University of Cape Town)

Appointed: 29 July 2019

Member of the Social and Ethics Committee.

Mr Masemola is a past director of Cisco South Africa (Pty) Ltd and Cisco Technical Services (Pty) Ltd. He led Cisco’s Smart & Connected Communities strategy in South Africa and assisted the Gauteng Provincial Government with its Broadband strategy. He also led the Internet Business Solutions Group within Cisco Systems South Africa, and was part of a wider group of consultants that collaborated across the world on ICT solutions. Prior to that, he led government sales at Hewlett Packard South Africa where he developed the sales strategy. He has held various senior management and board positions and is currently an investor in start-ups in the ICT, mining and energy sectors.

External membership and appointments: Investor in and director of Datacyte (Pty) Ltd and Mokwatla Industrial Solutions (Pty) Ltd. Director at Bona Lesedi Disability Centre.