JOHANNESBURG – Retailer Mr Price said on Wednesday he had appointed Mark Stirton as Group Chief Financial Officer next January, succeeding Mark Blair, who has been selected to take over from CEO Stuart Bird since the same date.
Stirton is a qualified charterer and a partner of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
He has been with Mr. Price since June 2014 and in his current post as Corporate Finance Director since April 2017.
Mr Price stated that he had also appointed Mmaboshadi Chauke as an independent non-executive director and member of the Control and Compliance Committee with immediate effect.
Chauke is a member of the Institute of South African Directors, a charterer and a former registered auditor.
Mr Price announced earlier this October that his CEO, Stuart Bird, will retire by the end of the year.
Mr Price said the current Chief Financial Officer, Mark Blair, will succeed in Bird and will take over from the beginning of January next year.