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Nolitha Fakude

Nolitha Fakude


Nolitha Victoria Fakude is Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board: South Africa, as well as a Group Director of Anglo American plc. Nolitha brings to Anglo American significant management experience gained in various functional leadership roles across the oil and energy, chemicals, financial services and retail industries. Until 2016, Nolitha

Until 2016, Nolitha served as an executive director at Sasol Limited and as Executive Vice President of strategy and sustainability, following an 11-year career with the company where she held executive roles including human resources and business transformation.
Prior to that she held senior management positions in corporate affairs, strategy and operations within the retail and financial services sectors.

Nolitha has previously served as deputy chair of South African Airways, deputy chair and lead independent director of Datacentrix Holdings Limited, and as a non- executive director of Harmony Gold and Woolworths Holding.

Currently she is a non-executive director of the JSE, and a Patron of Guild Cottage home for girls. Nolitha holds a Bachelor of Arts and an Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Fort Hare, South Africa and attended the Senior Executive Programme at Harvard Business School.

Anglo American South Africa – Chairman
Anglo American Plc – Executive Director
JSE – Non Executive Director