Altron appoints risk and compliance exec

Altron appoints risk and compliance exec

Sayeeda Khan will fulfil duties within the newly created role.

JSE-listed technology company Altron has appointed Sayeeda Khan as Group Executive Risk and Compliance, with effect from 1 April.

Altron Group Chief Executive Mteto Nyati said, "We see corporate governance, positive control posture and compliance as a critical foundation for our growth strategy. It is for this reason that we have chosen to elevate the risk management and compliance function to an executive committee role. It was also important to get a person who has a proven track record for getting things done."

Khan added, "I am excited to be joining Altron to further embed our risk intelligent culture and strengthen the system of governance, compliance and controls as we accelerate delivery of the One Altron Strategy."

In a statement issued by the company, Khan's experience is said to spans risk, governance and compliance across multiple industries.

"... she joins Altron from BCX. She has more than 20 years' experience of which 13 were spent in ICT," the company stated.

According to the company Khan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Durban-Westville, is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) through ISACA, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) through the IIA and completed the Senior Management Development Programme at the Gordon Institute of Business Science.