Shareholders are advised of the appointment of Ms Tasneem Abdool-Samad as independent non-executive director to the Board of Barclays Africa Group with effect from 1 February 2018. She will be stepping down from the Absa Bank Limited board (which she joined as an independent director in April 2016) with effect from 31 January 2018.

Tasneem holds a BCom degree and post graduate diploma in Accounting from the University of Natal, and is a qualified CA (SA). She started her career at Deloitte in Kwa-Zulu Natal and then moved to the University of the Witwatersrand, where she was a lecturer in auditing from 2003 to 2006. In 2006, Tasneem returned to Deloitte and subsequently served as a member of the Deloitte South Africa board until 2014.

Tasneem is a non-executive director of Absa Financial Services Limited, Reunert Limited, Long4Life Limited and Crookes Brothers Limited.

16 January 2018

Nadine Drutman (Group Company Secretary)
Tel: 011 350 4000

Independent lead sponsor to Barclays Africa Group:
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited

Joint sponsor to Barclays Africa Group:
Corporate and Investment Bank, a division of Absa Bank Limited