The Clicks Group on Tuesday confirmed the resignation of non-executive director Nonkululeko Gobodo for “private causes”.
Her resignation was efficient as of Monday.
“We wish to thank Nonku for her worthwhile insights and contribution to the board and to the audit and threat committee over the previous three years, and need her each success in her current and future undertakings,” mentioned chairperson David Nurek.
Gobodo’s resignation comes nearly per week after she informed Sowetan that she ought to have adopted up on questions she requested Clicks executives on their plans to adequately talk with black clients.
“My daughter had educated me on manufacturers not understanding their black clients, so with this information I used to be asking the executives, ‘how do you discuss to your black clients?'” Gobodo informed the publication.
Clicks got here underneath fierce scrutiny over a racist TRESemmé hair care advert that triggered EFF protests at shops across the nation.
The corporate has since apologised and in an settlement with the EFF undertook to withdraw TRESemmé merchandise and change them with native ones.
Clicks additionally undertook to award scholarships for pharmaceutical research to black feminine college students.