Kuseni Dlamini appointed non-executive chairman of Massmart
Issued by Brunswick South Africa on behalf of Massmart-Walmart - Apr 11th 2014, 14:40
Johannesburg – Massmart-Walmart today announced that Mr Kuseni Dlamini has been appointed as the independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Massmart. Mr Dlamini takes over from Mark Lamberti with effect from 10 April 2014, who was recently appointed CEO of Imperial Holdings Limited.
Mr Dlamini brings significant corporate leadership experience to Massmart, having held a number of senior leadership roles across a wide range of businesses.
Massmart is not new to Mr Dlamini, who was a non-executive Director of the company from November 2006 until he stepped down in June 2011.
Mr Dlamini is pleased to take on this new role: “I have always admired Massmart and I am excited by the company’s future as part of Walmart International. I look forward to my renewed involvement and to working with the rest of the Board to deliver value for all stakeholders.”
David Cheesewright, Walmart International CEO, said: "Kuseni Dlamini is an outstanding business leader with deep experience in emerging markets and a global perspective on management and growth. Massmart has previously benefitted from Kuseni’s input as a member of the Board, and we are now looking forward to his leadership as Chairman.”
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