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Eskom appoints new board

Government on Saturday announced a new Eskom board in a bid to restore confidence in the power utility, improve its financial position and restore its operational performance.

Eskom's Megawatt Park offices in Sunninghill. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN – Government on Saturday announced a new Eskom board in a bid to restore confidence in the power utility, improve its financial position and restore its operational performance.

The new board will consist of:

  1. Mr Jabu Mabuza as Chairperson

  2. Mr Sifiso Dabengwa

  3. Ms Sindi Mabaso-Koyana

  4. Mr Mark Lamberti

  5. Proffessor Tshepo Mongalo

  6. Professor Malegapuru Makgoba

  7. Ms Busisiwe Mavuso

  8. Ms Nelisiwe Magubane

  9. Dr Rod Crompton

  10. Mr George Sebulela

  11. Dr Pulane Molokwane

  12. Dr Banothile Makhubela

  13. Ms Jacky Molisane

Despite earlier reports, Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was not included.

Government says has recommended the appointment of Phakamani Hadebe as the acting group chief executive with immediate effect.

Further, the board has been directed to appoint a permanent group chief executive and group chief financial officer within the next three months.

The board has been directed to immediately remove all Eskom executives who are facing allegations of serious corruption and other acts of impropriety, including Matshela Koko and Anoj Singh.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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