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Glencore appoints former Reserve Bank governor to board

Glencore chairman Tony Hayward said that Marcus would be an asset to Glencore in light of her long record of public service coupled with her finance experience, geo-political insights and non-executive board experience.

In 1996 Marcus was appointed as Deputy Minister of Finance and in 1999 as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank, where she served for 5 years. In November 2009, Marcus was appointed the governor of the South African Reserve Bank, a role which she fulfilled till November 2014.

Marcus was also the non-executive chairperson of the Absa Group from 2007 to 2009 and has also been a non-executive director of Gold Fields and Bidvest.

Marcus, whose appointment will be effective from 1 January 2018, is a graduate of the University of South Africa.

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Chantelle Kotze
Chantelle Kotze is a Johannesburg-based media professional. She is a contributor at Mining Review Africa (Clarion Events - Africa) and has created content for the media brand over the past 6 years.