Accelerate appoints Derick van der Merwe as independent non-executive director

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JSE-listed Real Estate Investment Trust and 50% owner of Fourways Mall, Accelerate Property Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Derick van der Merwe as an independent non-executive director to the board of the Company with effect from 1 February 2021.


In addition, Derick has been appointed as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, and as Chairman of the Investment Committee, effective 1 February 2021.

Derick is a CA (SA). He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Building, and past president of the South African Chapter of FIABCI (the International Real Estate Federation). Derick had a 38-year career in property, which included managing the planning and development of the V&A Waterfront, and holding various executive roles culminating in Chief Executive Officer of the V&A Waterfront. Derick has continued consulting to the property industry since 2008, both locally and internationally, and has extensive experience serving on boards, audit and risk committees and finance committees.

This appointment strengthens the property, corporate governance and financial skills on the board and the board looks forward to Derick’s contribution to the ongoing success of the Company.


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