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Franklin Sonn

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Franklin Sonn

Franklin Abraham Sonn

Non-Executive Director of Esorfrani Limited


Born 11-10-1939 in Vosburg South Africa

Franklin Sonn is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Esorfrani Limited. He is currently the President of the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut. Sonn previously served as the Ambassador to the United States of America for the South African Government and as a Chancellor for the University of the Free State.



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Current Position(s)

Independent Non-Executive Director | STEINHOFF INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD
2002 - present

Manufacturing and Industrial




Non-Executive Director | RGA Reinsurance Company of South Africa


Board Member | Personal Bank Division | BARCLAYS AFRICA GRP LTD

Accounting, Banking and Finance







Non-Executive Director | Esor Franki Limited

Previous Position(s)

Chairman | Airports Company South Africa
South Africa | 2005 - 2006

Transportation and Logistics


Non-Executive Director | Airports Company South Africa
2000 - 2005

Transportation and Logistics







Ambassador | Government of South Africa
Washington, South Africa | 1995 - 1999

Government, Public Administration and Defence








Educational history

Tertiary

University of Notre Dame

Honorary Doctor of Laws

College of Baruch

Awarded in 1995

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Awarded in 2002

Honorary Technical Doctorate

University of Nebraska

Honorary Bachelor of Education

California School of Professional Psychology

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

Achievements

Awards

The Order of the Baobab in Silver

Awarded for his excellent contribution to education and the course of justice in South Africa.

International Award in Honour of Doctor Martin Luther King Junior

Special Merit Award | Association of Tech Principals

Paul Harris Award for Exceptional Service | Rotary

Chancellor's Medal of Honour | Tech Pretoria

Doctor Humanities | Howard University

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Imalivest Proprietary Limited

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Institute of Administration and Communication

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WWF South Africa

Trustee

Desmond Tutu Peace Trust

Trustee

Nelson Mandela Children's Fund

Trustee

Nelson Mandela Foundation

Trustee

Impumelelo Innovations Awards Trust

Chair

Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut

Pres, 2002 - present

Foundation for Community Work

Pres

Legal Resources Trust

Trustee

Outward Bound Trust South Africa

Trustee

Worldwide Fund for Nature South Africa

Trustee

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