Zukie Siyotula, 34, could become Reserve Bank’s youngest board member

Zukie Siyotula, 34, could become Reserve Bank’s youngest board member

- Zukie Siyotula is reportedly being considered for a position in the Reserve Bank's board

- At 34 years old, she will be its youngest member if she wins

- She is already a member of the Denel board

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Prominent business leader Zukie Siyotula is reportedly in the running for a position in the board of directors of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB).

According to Destiny Magazine, the 34-year-old will be the youngest in the 15-member board if she wins the coveted seat.

Business Day reports that SARB has to fill the Non-Executive Director position before its annual general meeting set for 27 July.

The position is reserved for a professional working in the finance or commerce field but who doesn't work for government or in banking.

Zukie is the epitome of black excellence. Despite her young age, she has already served on the boards of several major companies, such as Vodacom and Shell SA.

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She has also served as CEO Thebe Capital and is currently a board member of Denel. She is a chartered accountant and hold an MBA.

Others gunning for the seat are Dr Yvonne Muthien and Dr Zethu Qunta. Both bring a wealth of experience in finance, economics, and corporate governance.

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Twitter users are rooting for Zukie to clinch it. See some of their tweets below.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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