New CFO Appointment at Digital Frontiers – 24th October 2022

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Digital Frontiers announces the appointment of Kholeka Zama CA(SA) as its new Chief Financial Officer as of 1 October 2022.



Digital Frontiers appoints Kholeka Zama as its new CFO. Kholeka most recently served as CFO at Wesgro, and prior to that British American Tobacco and Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal wildlife. She has senior executive experience across finance, audit and governance and has supported three CEOs. Her career to date spans across commercial, investment and non-profit sectors and is thereby well suited to the Digital Frontiers social impact business model.  

Kholeka will also be appointed as an Executive Director on the Digital Frontiers Board from January 2023. She also currently serves as a Non-Executive Director at Sea Harvest Group Limited, Communicare NPC, CTICC and Ithemba Trust.  

“We are thrilled to have Kholeka join us at this important moment of growth at Digital Frontiers, her experience will add rigour and bring strategic insight to our organisation, board, our partners and funders and strengthen our leadership team,” says Gavin Krugel, Co-founder, and Chief Executive Officer at Digital Frontiers.  

When asked about joining Digital Frontiers Kholeka shares, “Digital Frontiers is an organisation who is known for their ability to execute and deliver on their promises, I am looking forward to joining the leadership team and working with the broader organisation to grow with and support the capable Digital Frontiers engine as it seeks to expand and build out more professions which are sensitive to creating a more sustainable future”.  


About: Digital Frontiers  

Established in 2015, Digital Frontiers (DF) is a not-for-profit capacity building specialist headquartered in Africa and focused on building human capacity aligned with achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. To date, DF has built and implemented comprehensive capacity building programmes that support the acceleration of global initiatives in digital financial services and financial inclusion, gender equality, digital health, and inclusive digital economies.  

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Dané Rentzke