JOHANNESBURG, Feb 8 (Reuters) - South Africa's
second-largest private hospital firm Netcare said on
Thursday its chairman will retire after serving for more than 17
years on the board.
Meyer Kahn, independent non-executive director and
chairperson, will leave on March 31, 2018, the firm said.
Thevendrie Brewer, who has been an independent non-executive
member of the board and deputy chairperson, will assume the role
of chairperson at the beginning of April.
"The board and the management of Netcare wish to express
their profound gratitude and appreciation to Mr Kahn for the
enormous and extraordinary contribution he has made to Netcare
during his term of office," the firm said in a statement
(Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)
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