Sipho Pityana Biography – Sipho Pityana Wiki
Sipho Pityana (born Sipho Mila Pityana) is a Lead Independent Director, ABSA Bank Ltd. He joined the board as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 May 2019. He was appointed as the lead independent director of both the Group and Absa Bank boards with effect from 4 June 2020.
He is a member of the Group Credit Risk Committee (GCRC), Group Risk and Capital Management Committee (GRCMC), Directors’ Affairs Committee (DAC) and is the chairman of the Group Remuneration Committee (RemCo). He is a former executive director of Nedcor Investment Bank Holdings from 2002 to 2004, responsible for strategic business development.
He is the founder and chairman of Izingwe Capital, a black-owned investment company founded in 2004, which invests in a number of South Africa’s blue chip corporates. Sipho was the chairman of AngloGold Ashanti for 6 years from 2014 until December 2020, having served on that board since his appointment in 2007. He is also the chairman of JSE listed company Redefine Properties Limited.
He is the former president of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), and the co-chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) new Africa Regional Stewardship Board (RSB). Qualifications: BA (Hons), MSc.
Sipho Pityana Age
He was born in 1960. His eldest brother, Barney Pityana, was born on 7 August 1945 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Sipho Pityana Family
The son of a single parent from Port Elizabeth, Sipho is the youngest of three brothers, Barney Pityana and Lizo Pityana. Professor Barney Pityana is an ordained priest of the Anglican Church and former chair of the Human Rights Commission (HRC). Barney Pityana is married to his wife Dimza and their only child, daughter Loyiso, was born in Umlazi, Durban. Their mother Boniswa Pityana was the principal of a black nursing school in East London.
Sipho Pityana Qualifications
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Essex and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Politics and sociology from the University of London. He also graduated with Dtech Honours from the Vaal University of Technology, according to his Linkedin profile.
Sipho Pityana Wife
Little about Sipho Pityana’s wife is known.
Sipho Pityana Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.