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Vodacom appoints two directors

Christian Fernsby | Johannesbrug, South Africa | March 27, 2020
VodacomVodacom Group announced that Pierre Klotz and Clive Thomson will join the board as non-executive director and independent non-executive director respectively with effect from 1 April 2020.
Pierre Klotz is the Vodafone Group Plc Group Corporate Finance Director.

He joined Vodafone in July 2011 and is responsible for the Vodafone Group’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Treasury related activities.

Previously, Mr. Klotz held a number of senior executive positions at UBS Investment Bank and at HSBC Investment Bank.

He holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from Gothenburg School of Economics and Commercial Law.

Clive Thomson is an independent non-executive director of Woolworths Holdings Limited, Chairman of its Audit committee and Treasury Committee, and a member of its Social & Ethics Committee and Risk & Compliance committees.

He is also a director of the Caterpillar dealer Borusan Makina.

Mr. Thomson has over 20 years’ experience in senior leadership and executive roles. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Barloworld Limited for approximately 10 years and as Group Finance Director for close to four years.

Prior to his group CEO role, Mr. Thomson was Chief Executive Officer of Barloworld Equipment where he was responsible for leading the Caterpillar equipment businesses in Southern Africa, Russia and Iberia, and was Finance Director of Barloworld Coatings for five years.

Prior to joining Barloworld, Mr. Thomson was a partner at Deloitte responsible for audit client services, in addition to serving in accounting technical advisory and education portfolios.