South Africa - 1 October 2018
Redefine brings best minds in industry to its strategic
team with appointment of Sindi Zilwa as an independent non-executive
Listed real estate investment trust (REIT) Redefine
Properties has appointed seasoned business and accounting expert Sindi
Zilwa to its board with effect from 2 November 2018.
Sindi, who is a CA(SA), holds an Advanced Taxation
Certificate, an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and an Advanced
Diploma in Banking and is well regarded in the areas of accounting, auditing
and business management. She was the youngest woman to win the 1998
Business Women of the Year Award.
A previous CEO of Nkonki, she has also had extensive
exposure to a property owning and managing company during her 4 years on
the board at Rebosis, where she also chaired the Audit Committee.
She is also the author of "The ACE Model-Winning
Formula for Audit Committees", used by the Institute of Directors to
train audit committee members in South Africa. Her second book is titled
"Creating Board and Committee Effectiveness".
"We welcome Sindi to our team and have no doubt she
will make an invaluable contribution as we embark on an exciting new
phase in our journey. Redefine is managed by an exceptional and seasoned
team of visionaries who have become renowned for their astute ability to
look through and be ahead of property cycles and this new appointment
ensures that the best minds in the industry are applied to our investment
strategy," says Redefine CEO Andrew Konig.
Sindi currently sits on the board of directors of a number
of listed companies and is a member of the audit committee and chair of
the social and ethics committee of both Discovery Limited and Aspen
Limited. She is also the chair of the audit committees of Metrofile
Limited and Tourvest Limited and is a member of the audit committees of
Mercedes Benz (South Africa) Limited and AngloGold Ashanti Limited.
"It is through people-centricity that Redefine is able
to remain finely attuned to the ever-changing needs of all our
stakeholders so that we can continuously tailor our business approach to
remain relevant. We wish Sindi well as we look to work together as a team
to maintain our edge, while developing new avenues for growth," adds