(File image) The SABC headquarters, with a Sentech tower in the background, at Auckland Park in Johannesburg. Photo: Cara Viereckl

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Noluthando Gosa as a non-executive member of the SABC board, the presidency said on Wednesday.

“I wish Ms Gosa well in the execution of this important function in the country's public broadcaster,” Zuma said in a statement.

The appointment was based on a recommendation by the National Assembly and the portfolio committee on communications.

Gosa's term of office will end in January 2015. - Sapa