With the resignation of Mr J J (Hannes) du Toit on 14 January 2019 with immediate effect, a position became vacant on the National Board of Directors of The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa (the NHA).
In terms of Chapter 4 of the Constitution of the NHA, the Nominations Committee has appointed Mrs Susan Rowett to fill the vacancy on the National Board in terms of clause 15.1.1 of the Constitution. This appointment is effective from 1 February 2019.
Mrs Rowett holds a Master of Jurisprudence degree and a Master of Management degree and is a Director of a multinational packaging company. As a Thoroughbred Racehorse Breeder and Owner, Mrs Rowett has been actively involved in the Horseracing Industry in South Africa for forty years.
Mrs Rowett has served as Chairperson on various Boards within the Horseracing Industry and previously served as a National Board Director from November 2012 until April 2016 when the Constitution of the NHA was amended, at a Special General Meeting, in order to restructure the National Board.