TOM BOARDMAN

TOM BOARDMAN

Independent non-executive director

BCom (Wits), CA(SA)
Appointed to the Board in 2011. Tom Boardman was Chief Executive of Nedbank Group Limited from December 2003 to February 2010. He was previously Chief Executive and an Executive Director of BoE Limited, one of South Africa’s leading private and investment banking companies which was acquired by Nedbank in 2002. He was the founding shareholder and Managing Director of retail housewares chain Boardmans, which he sold to Pick ‘n Pay in 2006. The Boardmans chain of stores is now owned by Edcon. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of Sam Newman Limited and worked for the Anglo American Corporation for three years. He served his articles at Deloitte.

He served as a Non-executive Director on the Board of Nedbank Limited from March 2010 to May 2017. He served as Chairman of the Credit and the Capital and Risk Committees. He was a Director of a listed Swedish Investment Company, Kinnevik, from 2011 to 2018, having served as Chairman for the last two years.

He is currently a Non-executive Director of Woolworths Holdings and Royal Bafokeng Holdings, Ubuntu-Botho Investments and African Rainbow Capital. He is also a Non-executive Director and Chairman of Millicom International Cellular, which is one of the major mobile and cable network operators in Central and South America and is listed on the Swedish stock exchange. He is also a Director and Chairman of Ansor Limited, a private equity holding company based in the United Kingdom.

He is a Director of The Peace Parks Foundation and serves as a trustee on a number of other charitable foundations.