Nicky Newton-King

Nicky Newton-King

Chief Executive
Nicky Newton-King has been the Chief Executive of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange since January 2012 and will retire on 30 September 2019. Nicky joined the JSE nearly 23 years ago from law firm Webber Wentzel where she was a partner. Prior to becoming CEO, Nicky was Deputy CEO for 8 years and member of the Board of Directors since December 2000. Nicky graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with BA LLB degrees and in 1994 obtained an LLM degree with first class honours, from the University of Cambridge, England. In 2006, Nicky spent 5 months at Yale University as a Young Global leader. Nicky was a World Economic Forum Global Leader of Tomorrow and subsequently a WEF Young Global Leader. Nicky was South Africa’s 2003 Businesswoman of the Year.
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Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 08:30 AM|Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 09:15 AM
Guest Keynote: Interview with Nicky Newton-King

Nicky Newton-King has served on the board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) since 2005 and was appointed CEO in 2012. As the largest exchange in Africa, JSE is a company at the center of African finance. Nicky has a passion for social responsibility and she was part of the team which developed the JSE’s Socially Responsible Investment Index, the first index of its kind globally. Join us for this conversation on the many aspects of leadership and transformation that have been part of her 23 year journey with the JSE.

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