DR SURESH KANA (60) MCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA) (South African) has been appointed as an independent non-executive director with effect from 15 July 2015. As a member of the King Committee on Governance in South Africa, he was convenor of its Accounting and Auditing Task Force for King III, and from 1 July 2015 he joined the central committee responsible for drafting King IV. He is chairman of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and the Financial Reporting Standards Council (FRSC), member of the Integrated Reporting Committee of South Africa, trustee of the Constitutional Court Trust and has served on numerous other professional and statutory bodies. Dr Kana joined Coopers & Lybrand (later to become PwC) in 1976 and is currently the Territory Senior Partner of PwC Africa and a member of PwC's Global Strategy Council, until his retirement on 30 June 2015. He also served for four years on PwC's Global Board. He has been appointed a non-executive director of the JSE Limited and Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited with effect from 1 July 2015. Dr Kana is co-author, with Prof Geoff Everingham, of “Corporate Reporting”, a leading textbook in financial reporting.