Sasol Limited Appoints Ms. Muriel Dube as Lead Independent Director

  • Appointment of Ms. Muriel Dube as Lead Independent Director effective March 1, 2024, following former director's promotion.
  • Ms. Dube brings extensive leadership experience to Sasol Limited, enhancing corporate governance and strategic decision-making capabilities.
  • Transition signifies Sasol Limited's commitment to maintaining strong board leadership and governance practices for sustained growth.
Published by
Lethabo Ntsoane

Sasol Limited has announced the appointment of Ms. Muriel Dube as its new Lead Independent Director, effective from March 1, 2024.

Transition in Leadership

The decision comes in the wake of the former Lead Independent Director, Mr. Steve Westwell, assuming the role of Chairman of the Board on November 11, 2023. Ms. Dube’s appointment underscores Sasol Limited’s commitment to maintaining robust corporate governance practices and ensuring effective leadership within its board structure.

Ms. Muriel Dube: A Seasoned Leader

Ms. Dube brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role. With an illustrious career spanning several decades, she has held key positions across various industries, demonstrating a strong track record of leadership and strategic decision-making.

Commentary from Sasol Limited

In a statement, Sasol Limited expressed confidence in Ms. Dube’s ability to contribute significantly to the company’s governance framework. “We are delighted to welcome Ms. Muriel Dube to her new role as Lead Independent Director. Her extensive experience and proven leadership skills make her a valuable addition to our board. We look forward to her insights and contributions as we continue to drive Sasol Limited’s growth and sustainability agenda,” said a spokesperson for the company.

Appointment Details

The appointment of Ms. Muriel Dube as Lead Independent Director was made official by the Sasol Limited Board on February 29, 2024. As per regulatory requirements, the transition in leadership ensures continuity and stability within the company’s governance framework.


Sasol Limited reaffirms its commitment to transparency, integrity, and excellence in corporate governance. The appointment of Ms. Muriel Dube as Lead Independent Director underscores the company’s dedication to fostering strong leadership and effective oversight, positioning it for continued success in the years ahead.


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Lethabo Ntsoane

Lethabo Ntsoane holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of South Africa. He is a Financial Product commentator at Rateweb. He is an expect financial product analyst with years of experience in reviewing products and offering commentary. Lethabo majors in financial news, reviews and financial tips. He can be contacted: Email: Twitter: @NtsoaneLethabo