Cross Kgosidiile appointed independent non-executive director

We would like to inform you that Grit has appointed a new independent non-executive board member, Cross Kgosidiile.

Cross is the Managing Director of the Botswana Development Corporation (“BDC”), the country’s main agency for commercial and industrial development, founded in 1970 with the Government of Botswana as its sole shareholder.

He has over 20 years’ experience in building high performance business and teams, having served in a variety of leadership roles, including at Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund and the national airline, Air Botswana. Mr Kgosidiile has also worked as a business consultant where he focused on property transactions. His expertise spans corporate finance and business strategy, information technology, supply chain management and business transformation.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, both from the University of Botswana. He is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and a fellow member of the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants.

The Board looks forward to welcoming Cross to the Board of Grit and working closely with him. His depth of knowledge, wealth of wide-ranging experience as well as relationships in the region will make a significant contribution to the further growth of Grit and delivering further value to our shareholders.