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STEPHEN WESTWELL

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director and Chairman

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STEPHEN WESTWELL
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director and Chairman
  • BSc (Mech Eng), MSc (Management), MBA
  • British
  • Born 1958
  • Appointed to the board in 2012
  • Nomination and Governance Committee Chairman

Mr. Westwell is an independent director and member of the audit committee of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P and Brookfield Renewable Corporation. He was the Chief Executive Officer of European Forecourt Retailers from 2015 to 2016 and of Silver Ridge Power Inc from 2013 to 2014. He held various management and executive positions for BP in South Africa, the United States, and the United Kingdom between 1988 and 2011. These executive positions included head of BP’s retail business in South Africa, Director of BP Southern Africa, Chief Executive Officer for BP Solar, and Chief Executive Officer for BP Alternative Energy. He served as Group Chief of Staff and member of BP Plc’s executive management team in the United Kingdom from 2008 to 2011. He has also worked for Eskom Holdings Limited in several operational capacities.

FLEETWOOD GROBLER

Sasol Limited

Executive Director and President and Chief Executive Officer

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FLEETWOOD GROBLER
Sasol Limited
Executive Director and President and Chief Executive Officer
  • BEng (Mech), Advanced Executive Programme
  • South African
  • Born 1961
  • Appointed to the Board in 2019
  • Member of the Capital Investment Committee, and Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

Mr. Grobler was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Sasol Limited on 1 November 2019. Prior to his appointment, he was Executive Vice President of Sasol’s Chemicals Business, based in Germany. His association with Sasol began as an engineering student in the early 1980s when he received a Sasol bursary before joining the Group in 1984. Since then, he has worked at most of Sasol’s operating facilities worldwide. In this time, he has been exposed to a broad range of business activities and has extensive experience in Sasol’s international businesses. In March 2010 he was appointed Managing Director of Sasol Olefins and Surfactants (now part of the Chemicals Business), based in Hamburg, Germany. He has been a member of the Sasol Group Executive Committee since 1 December 2013.

HANRÉ ROSSOUW

Sasol Limited

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

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HANRÉ ROSSOUW
Sasol Limited
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
  • BEng, University of Stellenbosch, SA, MBA, University of Oxford, UK, BCom (Hons), UNISA, SA
  • South African
  • Born 1975
  • Appointed to the Board in 2022
  • Member of the Capital Investment Committee

Mr. Rossouw joined Sasol in April 2022 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer and executive director of Sasol Limited on 1 July 2022. Prior to his appointment he served as the Chief Financial Officer and executive director of Royal Bafokeng Platinum from October 2018 to March 2022.

Previously, he was a portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management from 2013 to 2018 and, prior to that, the Chief Financial Officer of Xstrata Alloys. He also held a number of other senior roles at Xstrata plc in London that involved extensive strategy, mergers and acquisitions, business optimisation and capital markets experience. His career started as graduate engineer at Anglo American plc, and he later also worked for Accenture and De Beers Group.

VUYO KAHLA

Sasol Limited

Executive Director and Executive Vice President: Strategy, Sustainability and Integrated Services

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VUYO KAHLA
Sasol Limited
Executive Director and Executive Vice President: Strategy, Sustainability and Integrated Services
  • BA, LLB
  • South African
  • Born 1970
  • Appointed to the Board in 2019
  • Member of the Capital Investment Committee, and Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

Mr. Kahla was appointed to the Sasol Group Executive Committee on 1 January 2011 and is Sasol’s Executive Vice President: Strategy, Sustainability, and Integrated Services. He also served as the Company Secretary of Sasol Limited between 2011 and 2019, prior to his appointment as a director of Sasol Limited to the Sasol Board in November 2019. Previously he served on the Group Executive Committee of Transnet SOC Limited and on the Africa Executive Committee of Standard Bank. He also held various roles in the Government of the Republic of South Africa, including Assistant Legal Advisor to President Nelson Mandela and Director responsible for Corporate Strategy and Transformation at the Department of Justice. He is an alumnus of the University of Cambridge’s Prince of Wales Program on Sustainability Leadership, and the Chairman of the Council of Rhodes University, South Africa.

STANLEY SUBRAMONEY

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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STANLEY SUBRAMONEY
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • B Compt (Hons) (Accounting Science), CA (SA)
  • South African
  • Born 1958
  • Appointed to the Board in 2021
  • Member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Mr. Subramoney has expertise in accounting and auditing and has worked for companies expanding into emerging economies. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, he was appointed Audit Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and thereafter, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for PwC Southern Africa and member of the Southern Africa Executive Committee. Throughout his 27 years in the audit profession, he led complex assignments including representing the firm in several African and global organisational structures. These roles provided him with extensive international exposure with global clients.He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Menston Holdings, a black-owned diversified investment company established in 2015 which focuses on the food and agriculture, construction and technology sectors. He is also an independent non-executive director on Nedbank Group’s Board and is its Audit Committee Chairperson.

MANUEL CUAMBE

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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MANUEL CUAMBE
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • BEng, Post-graduate Certificate in Management Studies
  • Mozambican
  • Born 1962
  • Appointed to the Board in 2016
  • Member of the Safety, Social and Ethics Committee, Capital Investment Committee, and Remuneration Committee

Mr. Cuambe is the Managing Director of MC lnvestimentos and Consultoria. He served as the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Electricadade de Moçambique (EDM) from November 2005 to March 2012. He was the Chairman of Companhia Electrica do Zambeze, a wholly owned subsidiary of EDM up to May 30, 2016. He was a Non-executive Director of Companhia de Transmissao de Mozambique, a joint venture between EDM, the Swaziland Electricity Company and Eskom, from 1998 to 2002. He served as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Southern Africa Power Pool from November 2005 to April 2008 and is currently an independent non-executive director of Standard Bank Mozambique.

MPHO NKELI

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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MPHO NKELI
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • BSc (Environmental Science), MBA
  • South African
  • Born 1964
  • Appointed to the Board in 2017
  • Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Nomination and Governance Committee, and Safety, Social and Ethics Committee

Ms. Nkeli served Vodacom Group Limited as the Chief Human Resource Officer responsible for Health, Safety, Environment and Facilities and was an Executive Director of Vodacom South Africa (Pty) Limited from 2011 to 2014, having previously served as the Group Human Resources Director of Alexander Forbes from 2005 until 2010. She also served as a Non-executive Director on the Boards of Ellerine Holdings Limited, African Bank Investments Limited, and Life Healthcare Group Limited. Ms. Nkeli is the executive chairman of Search Partners International and a member of the Board of Impala Platinum Holdings Limited. She also previously chaired the Commission for Employment Equity.

MURIEL DUBE

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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MURIEL DUBE
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • BA (Human Sciences, BA (Hons) (Politics), MSc (Human Sciences and Politics)
  • South African
  • Born 1972
  • Appointed to the Board in 2018
  • Chairman of Safety, Social and Ethics Committee, member of the Audit Committee, Capital Investment Committee, and Nomination and Governance Committee

Ms. Dube holds a MSc in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University. She served in, among others, roles of Director: Atmospheric Protection and Chemicals Management at the then Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Chief Negotiator on behalf of the Government of the Republic of South Africa in climate change negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Sustainability Manager at BHP Billiton, worked as Vice President at SFM, a London-based forestry and carbon business and held various positions at Anglo American. She was an Investment Banker at Investec plc, London, Group Commercial Director at Bidvest Group, and the Chief Executive of Nozala Investments. She is a Non-executive Director of Control Risks in London, and other non-public companies: Bravo Brands, PG Group and is also a member of the audit committee of the PG Group and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Control Risks. She previously served as Non-executive Director of Vodacom South Africa, Bidvest Group Limited and Fluormin plc and Enviroserve.

NOMGANDO MATYUMZA

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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NOMGANDO MATYUMZA
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA (SA), LLB
  • South African
  • Born 1963
  • Appointed to the Board in 2014
  • Member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Ms. Matyumza is an Independent non-executive Director of Standard Bank Group Limited, The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, Volkswagen South Africa (Pty) Ltd and Clicks Group Limited. She has held senior financial management and executive positions in various organizations, including South African Breweries, Transnet, and Eskom. She is an ordained minister and director of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

TRIX KENNEALY

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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TRIX KENNEALY
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • BCom (Accountancy) (Hons)
  • South African
  • Born 1958
  • Appointed to the Board in 2017
  • Chairman of Audit Committee and member of the Capital Investment Committee, and Nomination and Governance Committee

Ms. Kennealy qualified as a chartered accountant in 1982 and she served as the Chief Financial Officer of the South African Revenue Service from January 2009 until her retirement in December 2013. Before that she served as the Chief Operating Officer of Absa Corporate and Business Bank from 2006 to 2009. Her previous senior financial management positions were at Absa Bank, BHP Billiton South Africa, Samancor Chrome and Foodcorp. Ms. Kennealy also chaired the Accounting Standards Board in South Africa from 2012 to 2018. She is the lead independent director of the Standard Bank Group and the chairman of its Audit and Remuneration committees. She also serves on the Board of Standard Bank of South Africa Limited.

MARTINA FLÖEL

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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MARTINA FLÖEL
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • MSc (Chemistry), PhD (Chemistry)
  • German
  • Born 1960
  • Appointed to the Board in 2018
  • Chairman of the Capital Investment Committee, member of the Remuneration Committee, Safety, Social and Ethics Committee, and Nomination and Governance Committee

Dr Flöel holds a MSc in Chemistry from the University of Frankfurt and a PhD in Chemistry from the Technische Universität München (University of Munich). With 30 years’ experience in the chemicals industry in roles covering chemical and process research and development, technical innovations, technologies, operations, and industrial supply chain, she is a seasoned industrial leader. She concluded her executive leadership career as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of OXEA Holdings. She served on the Board of Carl Bechem GmbH and NESTE.

KATHY HARPER

Sasol Limited

Independent non-Executive Director

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KATHY HARPER
Sasol Limited
Independent non-Executive Director
  • BSc (Industrial Management), MBA
  • American
  • Appointed to the Board in 2020
  • Member of the Audit Committee and Capital investment Committee

Ms. Harper is a retired Chief Financial Officer of BDP International, a leading privately held global logistics and transportation solutions company. She has an MBA and a certificate in cyber security oversight from the National Association of Corporate Directors. She also serves as a non-executive director and audit committee chairman for Modine and for the American Lung Association. She has most recently served as the interim CFO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Prior to BDP she was the Chief Financial Officer of AgroFresh, a produce freshness solutions company. She has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Tronox and the Chief Financial and Business Development Officer of Rio Tinto Diamonds and Minerals Group. She has served as an audit committee chairman for Lydall, and non-executive director for Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa, as well as for Hydrogen Energy, a former Rio Tinto/BP joint venture in London.

Sasol Limited Group Executive Committee

FLEETWOOD GROBLER

Sasol Limited

Executive Director and President and Chief Executive Officer

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FLEETWOOD GROBLER
Sasol Limited
Executive Director and President and Chief Executive Officer
  • BEng (Mech)
  • South African
  • Born 1961
  • Appointed to the Board in 2019

HANRÉ ROSSOUW

Sasol Limited

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

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HANRÉ ROSSOUW
Sasol Limited
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
  • BEng, University of Stellenbosch, SA, MBA, University of Oxford, UK, BCom (Hons), UNISA, SA
  • South African
  • Born 1975
  • Appointed to the Board in 2022

VUYO KAHLA

Sasol Limited

Executive Director and Executive Vice President: Strategy, Sustainability and Integrated Services

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VUYO KAHLA
Sasol Limited
Executive Director and Executive Vice President: Strategy, Sustainability and Integrated Services
  • BA, LLB
  • South African
  • Born 1970
  • Appointed to the GEC in 2011

PRISCILLAH MABELANE

Sasol Limited

Executive Vice President: Energy

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PRISCILLAH MABELANE
Sasol Limited
Executive Vice President: Energy
  • BCom (Hons), CA (SA), PGD Accounting, HDip Tax
  • South African
  • Born 1973
  • Appointed to the GEC in 2020

BRAD GRIFFITH

Sasol Limited

Executive Vice President: Chemicals

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BRAD GRIFFITH
Sasol Limited
Executive Vice President: Chemicals
  • BSChE (Chemical Engineering), MBA
  • American
  • Born 1967
  • Appointed to GEC in 2019

CHARLOTTE MOKOENA

Sasol Limited

Executive Vice President: Human Resources and Stakeholder Relations

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CHARLOTTE MOKOENA
Sasol Limited
Executive Vice President: Human Resources and Stakeholder Relations
  • BA (Human Resources Development and Social Sciences), Human Resources Development (Hons)
  • South African
  • Born 1965
  • Appointed to the GEC in 2017

SIMON BALOYI

Sasol Limited

Executive Vice President: Energy Operations and Technology

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SIMON BALOYI
Sasol Limited
Executive Vice President: Energy Operations and Technology
  • MScEng (Chemical), MSc (Engineering Management), INSEAD Management Programme
  • South African
  • Born 1976
  • Appointed to the GEC in 2022

HERMANN WENHOLD

Sasol Limited

Executive Vice President Energy: Mining, SHE and Procurement

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HERMANN WENHOLD
Sasol Limited
Executive Vice President Energy: Mining, SHE and Procurement
  • BEng (Mechanical Engineering), MBL
  • South African
  • Born 1965
  • Appointed to the GEC in 2023