The Johannesburg Stock Exchange. File picture: Siphiwe Sibeko
JOHANNESBURG - JSE-listed African Equity Empowerment Investments (AEEI), a diversified investment and empowerment company, yesterday announced the appointment of Abdul Malick Salie as an executive director to the AEEI board, in the capacity of chief investment officer, with immediate effect. 

Salie, a qualified chartered accountant, has more than 15 years' experience holding numerous directorships in the financial and information technology sectors. He brings expertise in commercial and financial disciplines and has been working as the head of corporate finance at the AEEI Group for more than five years. 

Having previously served in various operational and financial roles in multinational groups such as Vodacom, Pioneer Foods and Media 24 Group, Salie also has experience in audit and regulatory environments both locally and internationally. He was also responsible for many acquisitions and was instrumental in separately listing various divisions within the AEEI Group. Khalid Abdulla, AEEI’s group chief executive, said: “I look forward to working with him in his new role as executive director and chief investment officer."