11
January
2021
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09:30
Europe/Amsterdam

Prosus and Naspers appoint Global Head of Sustainability

Prosus and Naspers are pleased to announce the appointment of Prajna Khanna as the Group’s new Global Head of Sustainability, based in Amsterdam.
 
David Tudor, Group General Counsel, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Prajna Khanna as our new Global Head of Sustainability, which we consider a critical part of our value creation process. As a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world, we believe that sustainability is central to our purpose and strategy and inseparably connected to the risks and opportunities that we face as a global group. As we strive to improve everyday life for millions of people across the world, we are acutely aware of the environmental and social impact of our business decisions and activities - and we take this responsibility seriously. Prajna will lead our efforts to amplify our sustainability agenda, leveraging our resources to scale solutions that make a positive contribution to the communities we serve across the world.”
 
Prajna Khanna brings a wealth of experience to the group. Formerly Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Signify, she has also worked as a sustainability advisor to financial services provider ING Group and spent her early career in media and communications within the development sector.

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), a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (XJSE:PRX), and is majority-owned by Naspers. 

For more information, please visit www.prosus.com.

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.

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