KPMG appoints new chairperson

17th January 2018 By: Anine Kilian - Contributing Editor Online

Auditing firm KPMG South Africa has appointed University of Pretoria chancellor Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu chairperson and Ansie Ramalho an independent director.

Both individuals will assume their roles on March 1.
Nkuhlu has over 30 years' experience working in both the public and private sectors and has served as a director and as part of the audit committee at various listed companies.

“Nkuhlu, as the first black chartered accountant in the country, has dedicated his life and his career to the role of the profession in supporting South Africa’s economic progress and transformation agenda,” KPMG South Africa CEO Nhlamu Dlomu said in a statement on Wednesday.
Ramalho, meanwhile, is an authority on corporate governance with both theoretical and applied knowledge of the topic.