Vuyo Kahla, Executive Vice President, Advisory, Assurance and Supply Chain, is also Company Secretary of Sasol Limited. He is responsible for the governance, compliance and ethics; legal, intellectual property and regulatory services; assurance services (which includes internal audit, forensic services and combined assurance); and supply chain functions. He was appointed to the Group Executive Committee on 1 January 2011. Vuyo chairs the Combined Assurance and Disclosure Committee, a sub-committee of the Group Executive Committee. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sasol South Africa Limited and is a director of numerous other Sasol group companies including Sasol USA Corporation, Sasol Middle East and India, Sasol Mining, Sasol Financing and Sasol Oil.
Prior to joining Sasol in 2011, he was Group Executive, Office of the Group Chief Executive at Transnet SOC Limited. He had executive responsibility for legal services, company secretarial services, strategy and business modelling, corporate and public affairs and public policy and regulation. From June 2004 to December 2006, he was Group Executive, Legal and Risk at Transnet SOC Limited. Prior to that he served on the Standard Bank Africa Executive Committee as Director: Legal and Corporate Governance.
The World Economic Forum has recognised Vuyo as a Young Global Leader and he is an alumnus of the Prince of Wales University of Cambridge Programme on Sustainability Leadership. He is the Chairman of the Council of Rhodes University. Mr Kahla has previously served on the Audit Committee of the South African Revenue Service. Vuyo also served on the Executive Committee of Rowing South Africa where he chaired the subcommittee on transformation. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Law) degree and a postgraduate Bachelor of Law degree from Rhodes University, South Africa.