Old Mutual announces Funke Ighodaro to its Board as Independent Director

– SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg –  Old Mutual Limited (JSE: OMU | LON: OMU |  NSX: OMM) today announced the appointment of Funke Ighodaro to ita Board as an independent non-executive director, subject to the approval of the Prudential Authority.

About Funke Ighodaro

Funke is a commercially astute and experienced business leader who has served on the boards of several private and publicly listed companies, bringing diverse and extensive leadership experience and expertise in a large number of business disciplines, but specifically in finance and business strategy, and governance and risk management. She will serve on the Board’s Audit, Actuarial and Risk committees.

Funke holds a BSc (Honours) degree from Salford University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and accredited as a Chartered Accountant with SAICA. She is a former CFO of Tiger Brands Limited and Primedia Limited and an Executive Director of Barloworld Limited and 9mobile (Nigeria’s fourth-largest Telco). She founded and led the private equity business of Kagiso Trust Investment Group and is currently a non-executive director of Massmart Holdings Limited and an independent member of the investment committee of CellC. She was formerly a non-executive director of Datatec Limited and Transaction Capital Limited.

About Old Mutual

Old Mutual is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets segments in 14 countries. Old Mutual’s primary operations are in South Africa and the rest of Africa, and we have a niche business in China. With 175 years of heritage across sub-Saharan Africa, we are a crucial part of the communities we serve and broader society on the continent.

For more information: https://www.oldmutual.com/

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