Bongumusa Makhatini has been appointed chairperson and Febe Potgieter-Gqubule his deputy.
Zuma released a statement on Tuesday morning.
He had been accused of stalling the process a claim his office denied, saying that he wanted a proper vetting process.
During the SABC board interviews in Parliament in August, Makhathini said he was committed to adding value to the SABC.
The SABC board:
Febe Potgieter-Gqubule Krish Naidoo Khanyisile Kweyama John Matisonn Mathatha Tsedu Rachel Kalidass Michael Markovitz Bongumusa Makhathini Victor Rambau Dinkwanyane Mohuba and Jack Phalane
This article first appeared on EWN : Zuma appoints new SABC board