Press release: Krutham welcomes Ntombi Langa-Royds to board of directors

Johannesburg, 12 February 2024 – Krutham is pleased to announce the addition of Ntombi Langa-Royds as an independent non-executive director of the company. Langa-Royds brings vast experience in corporate governance, human resources and leadership.

Langa-Royds has played integral roles in both public and private sectors, focusing on driving diversity, inclusion, and organisational transformation. Her career highlights include substantial contributions to employment equity and labour relations in South Africa, reflecting a dedication to strategic development and effective transformation initiatives.

Throughout her tenure on various boards, including international and JSE-listed companies, Langa-Royds has been a catalyst for promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion. She has notably chaired several remuneration and social & ethics committees, influencing human resources strategies and fostering organisational growth.

“We are excited to welcome someone of Ntombi’s calibre to our board. Her governance expertise and insights into maintaining high-performing teams will strongly support our growth trajectory,” commented Dr. Stuart Theobald, Chairman of Krutham.

Langa-Royds’ appointment supports Krutham’s commitment to fostering an environment of inclusivity and innovation as it expands into a global business that leads the analysis and development of financial sectors in emerging markets. The board and management eagerly anticipate the valuable contributions her expertise and leadership will bring to Krutham’s strategic goals. Langa-Royds also serves on the boards of Kumba Iron Ore and Redefine Properties, where she chairs the remuneration committee, among others.

The other directors of Krutham are Stuart Theobald (executive chairman), Peter Attard Montalto (executive), Graunt Kruger (executive), Vuyo Jack (non-executive) and Caroline Southey (independent non-executive).


For more information, please contact:
Jennifer Kann: [email protected] | +27 83 455 3289
Kennedy Dube: [email protected] | +27 78 844 4229‬


About Krutham
Krutham is a leading financial and policy advisory firm committed to driving positive impact in emerging markets. With a deep understanding of financial and capital markets, combined with a keen sense of social impact and politics, Krutham is dedicated to shaping financial sectors and contributing to a better future. Straddling the spectrum of capital, client range from banks to philanthropies. Krutham believes that financial systems are a force for good, and its role is to help maximise that good.

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