LETSHEGO HOLDINGS LIMITED
Incorporated in the Republic of Botswana Co. BW00000877524 (the "Company")
ANNOUNCEMENT RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF BOARD CHAIRMAN
Letshego Holdings Limited ("LHL" I "The Company" I "the Group" I "Letshego") was incorporated in 1998, is headquartered in Gaborone and has been publicly listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) since 2002. Letshego is an inclusive finance organisation, driven by its digital- first vision to achieve a marked social impact within its 11 subsidiaries across sub-Saharan Africa.
The board of directors of the Company ("Board") announces that following the resignation of Mr Enos Banda as a director and Board Chairman of the Company on the 22nd June 2022, the Board has, at its meeting held on the same day, appointed Philip Odera as Board Chairman. Mr Odera has been a non-executive director of the Company since 2019.
Philip Odera has 30 years of financial and banking experience from across Africa. Philip's banking career includes 17 years with Stanbic in Africa, with country leadership roles including Deputy Managing Director for Tanzania, and Country Chief Executive for four of Stanbic's regional markets, namely Malawi, Uganda, South Sudan and Kenya. Philip commenced his banking career with Citibank Kenya, before relocating to Citibank Congo as the Country Corporate Officer.
Mr. Odera is currently the Managing Director of Marr Consult. Prior to this role, Philip advised organisations and entrepreneurs as Executive Partner at Titans D'Afrique - a consortium of experienced regional leaders who volunteer their skills to empower and upskill Africa's emerging leaders.
He has participated in globally recognized leadership programs from global academic institutions including Duke, Harvard and Cambridge University and London Business School.
Philip obatined a Bachelor of Economics from St. Lawrence University, USA (1980) and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Suffolk University in Boston (1985).
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF LETSHEGO HOLDINGS LIMITED
Thursday 23 June 2022