John Frederick Buchanan (71)
CA(SA), BTh (Hons), EDP (Columbia)
Appointed: May 2002
Classification: Independent Non-Executive
John brings vast financial and business management experience to the Board having held a number of executive positions with leading South African companies. He was previously the Group Finance Director of Cadbury Schweppes (South Africa) Limited and Metal Box (South Africa) Limited, as well as a past executive director of Nampak Limited. He has also served as a non-executive director on the boards of companies in the ICT and packaging industries, where he was Chairman of their Audit and Risk committees. He currently serves on the National Council of the South African Institute of International Affairs and is chairman of its Finance Committee.
In addition to his non-executive directorship of Aspen, he chairs the Audit & Risk Committee and is a member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.