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AEX: Changes to the board and composition of the audit and risk committees and nomination for appointment of non-executive director

Announcements, 4 March 2021

AEX: Changes to the board and composition of the audit and risk committees and nomination for appointment of non-executive director PROSUS N.V.
(Incorporated in the Netherlands)
(Legal Entity Identifier: 635400Z5LQ5F9OLVT688)
ISIN: NL0013654783
Euronext Amsterdam and JSE share code: PRX
("Prosus")

CHANGES TO THE BOARD AND COMPOSITION OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEES AND NOMINATION FOR APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Effective 1 April 2021, Mr Don Eriksson, independent non-executive director, retires from the board and the audit, risk and Naspers social, ethics and sustainability committees. The board thanks Mr Eriksson for his immensely valuable contribution to the board and excellent chairmanship of these committees.
 
Mr Steve Pacak will be appointed chair of the audit and risk committees.
 
The board has decided to nominate Mrs Angelien Kemna (63) for appointment as a non-executive director of Prosus at the next annual general meeting.
 
Mrs Kemna holds a MSc Operations Research from Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1981) and a PhD Finance from Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1988). She was a visiting scholar at Sloan School MIT (1985, Boston, USA).
 
She is currently an independent board member and chair of the audit committee of Friesland Campina; senior independent board member of AXA Investment Managers and independent board member and member of the audit committee of AXA Group; and an independent board member and chair of the risk committee of NIBC Holding.
Mrs Kemna was previously a member of the executive board of APG Group in the Netherlands, where she initially held the role of chief investment officer and subsequently was chief finance and risk officer.  In addition, she was part-time professor in corporate governance at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
 
With effect from 15 April 2021, Mrs Kemna will be appointed as a non-executive director of Naspers Limited. Mrs Kemna is expected to be classified as an independent non-executive director of Naspers under the King Report IV on Corporate Governance for South Africa, 2016 and of Prosus under the Dutch Corporate Governance Code. She will also be appointed as a member of the Naspers and Prosus audit committees.
 
 
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
4 March 2021
Sponsor: Investec Bank Limited

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About Prosus 
Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities. 
  
The group is focused on building meaningful businesses in the online classifieds, food delivery, and payments and fintech sectors in markets including India, Russia and Brazil. Through its ventures team, Prosus invests in areas including edtech and health, Prosus actively seeks new opportunities to partner with exceptional entrepreneurs who are using technology to improve people’s daily lives. 
  
Every day, millions of people use the products and services of companies that Prosus has invested in, acquired or built, including Avito, Brainly, BYJU’S, Bykea, Codecademy, DappRadar, dott, ElasticRun, eMAG, Eruditus, Honor, iFood, Klar, LazyPay, letgo, Meesho, Movile, OLX, PayU, Red Dot Payment, Remitly, SimilarWeb, Shipper, Skillsoft, SoloLearn, Swiggy, and Udemy. 
 
Hundreds of millions of people have made the platforms of its associates a part of their daily lives. For listed companies where we have an interest, please see: Tencent (www.tencent.com; SEHK:00700), Mail.ru (www.corp.mail.ru; LSE:MAIL), Trip.com Group Limited (“Trip.com”) (NASDAQ:TCOM), and DeliveryHero (www.deliveryhero.com; Xetra:DHER). 
  
Today, Prosus companies and associates help improve the lives of around a fifth of the world’s population. 
  
Prosus has a primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam (AEX:PRX) and secondary listings on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (XJSE:PRX) and a2X Markets (PRX.AJ), and is majority owned by Naspers. 
  
For more information, please visit www.prosus.com  
 

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