Network International Holdings announces Diane Radley and Monique Shivanandan to its Board as upcoming Independent Directors

– UAE, Dubai / UK, London –   Network International Holdings Plc (LON: NETW), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, today announced the appointments of Diane Radley and Monique Shivanandan to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors, effective 1st January 2021.

“I am delighted to welcome Diane and Monique to the Board, further strengthening the Board’s independence, and deepening its requisite experience and knowledge in finance, risk and technology across the African market. Both Diane and Monique have had rich careers in their respective fields as well as in executive roles, and will reinforce the Board’s skillset to help the Company achieve its strategic objectives in Technology, Africa and Product areas. I am pleased to announce that these appointments will also further strengthen our Board’s gender balance and diversity, and I eagerly look forward to Diane and Monique joining the Board and offering their invaluable support to the Company through its next phase of growth.” said Board Chairman, Ron Kalifa.

Diane Radley will join the Audit & Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

About Diane Radley

Diane Radley joins the Company with extensive experience of the African market and board experience, having held several non-executive and executive roles at major South African businesses. She specialises in finance, audit & risk-related matters following several years leading the Transaction Services Group at PwC South Africa. Diane is experienced across due diligence and valuations, particularly working with private equity funds, investment banks, strategic buyers, and corporate acquirers. She is also a chartered accountant and graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme.

Diane currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the following publicly quoted companies: Transaction Capital Limited, Murray and Roberts Holdings Limited, Base Resources Limited and Redefine Properties Limited. Before taking on non-executive roles, Diane was Chief Executive Officer at Old Mutual Investment Group from 2011 to 2016 having held the position of Group Finance Director from 2008.

About Monique Shivanandan

Monique Shivanandan is a recognized technology leader with over 30 years of experience working for large global companies within the Telecommunications, Banking and Insurance sectors. Monique was most recently Group Chief Information Officer at Chubb leading a team of over 5,000 employees globally, delivering change, and service & information security. She has acted as a technology leader and digital transformation advisor, holding senior roles at Aviva, BT Group and Capital One Financial.

Monique currently serves as a Non-Executive Director for JP Morgan Securities in the UK.

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