Sindiswa Victoria Zilwa (Sindi) will join Sibanye-Stillwater as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2021.
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Sindi is an expert in the areas of accounting, auditing and business management. Sindi is also a Chartered Director (SA) and has vast experience as a director in the public and private sectors, currently serving as a non-executive director of Discovery Holdings Limited, Metrofile Limited, Aspen Limited, Mercedes-Benz South Africa Limited, Tourvest Group (Pty) Limited and Gijima Limited. She is an author of “The ACE Model-Winning Formula for Audit Committees”, formerly used by the Institute of Directors to train audit committee members in South Africa, and the author of “Creating Board and Committee Effectiveness”. She is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and Institute of Directors. Sindi was previously non-executive Chairman of Airports Company South Africa and a non-executive director of Woolworths Limited, Primedia Limited, Wiphold Limited, Ethos Private Equity, Institute of Directors, Alexkor Limited, Rebosis Limited, ATNS SOC Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited and previously chaired the Business Unity South Africa Standing Committee on Transformation. Sindi was the co-founder and retired Chief Executive Officer of Nkonki Incorporated, having held the position from 1998 to 2016.
Sindi’s numerous awards include: South Africa’s Business Woman of the Year in 1998 (awarded by the Executive Women’s Club), Eastern Cape Achiever’s Award in the Finance Category in 2005 (awarded by Metropolitan Life, Woman of Substance Award in 2008 (awarded by AWCA), Overall Professional Woman of the year in 2014 (awarded by SAPSA) and Outstanding CEO of a Black Audit Firm in 2016 (awarded by SAPSA).