Telkom SA SOC Limited announced that Mses Santie Botha and Khanyisile Kweyama, both independent non-executive directors of the Board of Directors of the Company, will retire with effect from 25 September 2020 and 31 December 2020 respectively. In addition, Telkom announced the appointment of Messrs Alphonzo Samuels and Hemmanth (Herman) Singh as a non-executive director and independent non-executive director to the Board of Directors with effect from 1 January 2021 and 25 September 2020 respectively. Mr. Alphonzo Samuels is a seasoned executive with more than 35 years' experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Samuels was at the helm of Telkom's Technology and Openserve leadership team for 6 years, until he retired on 31 March 2020. Mr. Herman Singh has led and guided many disruptive businesses in the ongoing convergence of technology and business for over 20 years.