In compliance with rule 3.59 of the JSE Listings Requirements, Old Mutual is pleased to announce that Professor Brian Armstrong has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director of Old Mutual with immediate effect.
Brian is an accomplished business executive with more than 30 years national and international experience, in Telecommunications, Information Technology, Systems Engineering and Technology Research and Development and will serve, inter alia, as a member of the Board's Technology and Platforms committee. Brian is currently a Professor of Digital Business at the Wits Business School, lecturing a Master's Degree in Digital Transformation. Prior to his current role, Brian served in various senior executive roles, which included a seven-year tenure at Telkom including the roles of Group Chief Operating officer and Group Chief Commercial Officer.
His extensive Information Communication Technology knowledge is underpinned by the experience he gained in various roles as an executive director, non-executive director and Chairman on boards of listed and unlisted entities throughout his career. Brian consults widely to industry and government on technological disruption, strategy in a digital world, digital transformation and platforms, as well as the 4th Industrial Revolution and its socio-economic impacts.
The Old Mutual Limited Board would like to welcome Brian as a director and look forward to working with him.