Food & Nutrition

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Zyda Rylands

Chief Executive Officer
Woolworths Holdings Ltd
South Africa


Ms. Zyda Rylands is Chief Executive Officer – Woolworths South Africa, Executive Director of the Company. She was Managing Director - Food, Executive Director. The Other directorships include: African Capital Portfolio Limited, Open Society Foundation, The National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency and The Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention. Zyda joined Woolworths in 1996 and worked in the finance and store operation teams. She was appointed the People director of Woolworths (Proprietary) Limited in 2005 and was appointed to the Board of Woolworths in August 2006. She is a member of the risk and sustainability committees.

Research Interest

Food & Industrial 

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