South Africa prop Steven Kitshoff will be part of Ulster on a three-year deal after subsequent 12 months’s World Cup.
The 30-year-old has been capped 73 instances and helped the Springboks win the World Cup in 2019
He captained the Stormers to the inaugural United Rugby Championship title final season.
“It is clear that Ulster is on an thrilling journey, and it is one which I wish to be part of,” Kitshoff stated.
“With some massive wins just lately, it is my ambition to be a part of the squad that takes that subsequent step and secures silverware for the province.
“I am actually trying ahead to creating the transfer to Belfast subsequent 12 months.
“It should be a change, however I do know, from every little thing I’ve heard, that once I line out for the primary time in entrance of a house crowd at Kingspan Stadium in an Ulster jersey, it may be a extremely particular second.”
Ulster bolstered their entrance row final month with the signing of British and Irish Lion Rory Sutherland.
The 2023 World Cup can be held in France in September and October.