New beginnings at South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, seems to be on top of the agenda as it percieved as the way to acquiring credible management.
On Sunday, the job listings section saw Eskom advertising two executive positions of the group chief executive and that of the group chief financial officer. Interested candidates have only two weeks left to apply.
After 7 Chief Executives in 4 years, #Eskom seeks someone with serious corporate leadership experience. Let’s hope the new Board and executive management team stay the course. Challenging years ahead! They’ll need to slash costs and craft a more sustainable business model pic.twitter.com/SrmFqdO1V1
— Anton Eberhard (@AntonEberhard) February 11, 2018
“Eskom has today advertised the positions of CEO and chief financial officer. Interested and qualified individuals have until 23 February, 2018 to submit their applications,” Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said, confirming the adverts, which appeared in Sunday newspapers.
Last month, after the appointment of a new board, Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa directed the board to appoint a permanent Group Chief Executive as well Group Chief Financial Officer within three months. Read more…
Former finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, was highlighted as a potential prospect for the Group CEO position, however he declined due to a conflict of interest with one of his private sector employers.
The power utility has been rotating CEOs from the early 2000s with Thulani Gcabashe, Jacob Maroga, Mpho Makwana, Brian Dames, Collin Matjila, Tshediso Matona, Brian Molefe, Matshela Koko, Sean Maritz and now Phakamani Hadebe.
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