Telkom has announced the appointment of Jacques Schindehutte as chief financial officer of the company with effect from 1 August 2011.

Schindehutte was, until recently, the group financial director of ABSA Group and was involved with the Barclays acquisition of ABSA.
He is a chartered accountant (CA) and also holds a BComm (Hons) and higher diploma in Taxation. Schindehutte spent about 14 years at Transnet. He is currently a non-executive director of the JD Group and Avusa.