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Roy Andersen
Independent Non-executive Chairman of Sasfin Holdings Limited and Sasfin Bank

CA(SA), Certified Public Accountant (Texas), Chartered Director (SA)      

Appointed 2011

Roy was previously Chairman of Ernst & Young, Executive President of the JSE, Chief Executive Officer of Liberty, Chairman of Sanlam and Murray & Roberts.

Board committee memberships

  • Directors’ Affairs and Nominations (Chairman)
  • Human Resources and Remuneration
  • Risk and Capital Management

Invitee to:

  • Audit and Compliance

 External appointments

  • Aspen Pharmacare
  • King Committee on Corporate Governance
  • Nampak
  • Military command council of the SANDF
Michael Sassoon
Chief Executive Officer of Sasfin Holdings Limited

BCompt (UNISA), MBA (University of Rochester)(USA)

Appointed 2018

Michael has assumed responsibility for many areas of the Group, including having led and grown both Sasfin Wealth and Sasfin Capital. He has also been involved in many areas of the banking operations and was appointed an Executive Director of Sasfin Bank and Sasfin Holdings in 2013.

Michael was appointed as an Executive Director of Sasfin Bank in 2015, and has been a member of the Sasfin board since 2013. 

Roland Sassoon
Chief Executive Officer, Sasfin Bank

Appointed 1979

Prior to joining Sasfin, Roland had 10 years of experience in factoring, leasing, export shipping and confirming.  

Board committee memberships         

  • Credit and investment
  • Social and Ethics  
  • Asset and Liability             

Invitee to:

  • Audit and Compliance
  • Directors’ Affairs and Nominations
  • Human Resources and Remuneration
  • Risk and Capital Management
  • Information Technology

Other appointments

Various Group companies

Linda de Beer
Independent Non-executive Director

CA(SA), MCom (Taxation) (Wits), Chartered Director (SA)

Appointed 2014

Linda is a financial reporting and corporate governance advisor and a part-time professor at the University of the Witwatersrand,

School of Accountancy. Linda is a member of various local and international standard-setting bodies, including the King Committee.

Board committee memberships

Audit and Compliance

Directors’ Affairs and

Nominations

Risk and Capital Management

External appointments

Hospitality Property Fund

Royal Bafokeng Platinum Ltd

Tourism Enterprise Partnership

NPC

Grant Dunnington
Independent Non-executive Director

BCom, Certified Associate of the Institute of Bankers

Appointed 2010

Grant is the Group Chief Executive Officer of SBV Services (Pty) Limited and holds various other directorships and trustee positions.  Previously, Grant held various senior positions at FirstRand Bank Limited.

Board committee memberships

  • Audit and Compliance (Chairman)
  • Credit and Investment (Chairman)
  • Directors’ Affairs and Nominations
  • Human Resources and Remuneration

External appointments

Integrated Cash Management

Services (Nigeria)

SBV Services

SBV (Nigeria)

Shahied Rylands
Non-executive Director

Accounting and auditing qualification (UNISA)

Appointed 2007

(Sasfin Bank Limited in 2006)

Shahied has previously served in various senior roles within the Arcus Group of companies. Shahied is currently a director of Royal Africa Gateway.

Board committee memberships

Asset and Liability

Credit and Investment

Directors’ Affairs and

Nominations

Human Resources and

Remuneration (Chairman)

Risk and Capital Management

External appointments

Royal Africa Gateway

Various private companies, foundations and trusts

Gugu Mtetwa
Independent Non-executive Director

BCom (Accounting), Post Graduate Diploma (Accounting) (University of Cape Town), CA(SA)

Appointed 2017

Gugu is a senior executive with more than 15 years of experience in the financial services and telecommunications industries, with specific expertise in short- and long-term insurance, investment management, real estate and technology.

Linda Fröhlich
Head of Business Banking, Alternative Executive Director

Diploma in Financial Management (Damelin)

Appointed 2013

Linda is responsible for all business banking activities encompassing equipment rental finance and business finance.

Other appointments

Various Group companies