Nzimande given marching orders in latest reshuffle
In the latest cabinet reshuffle, the long-standing and often embattled Dr Blade Nzimande, minister of higher education and training has been replaced with Hlengiwe Mkhize has been appointed as the Minister of Higher Education and Training. Other changes made by the President Zuma to the National Executive are: –      ... Read more
KPMG chooses new leadership team
Nhlamu Dlomu, KPMG South Africa’s CEO has announced the new executive team that will support her in restoring public trust and rebuilding the firm. Says Dlomu, “I am pleased to announce a strong and experienced team of KPMG partners to lead the firm. This is day one for the... Read more
Eskom refutes allegations against acting new group executive
Eskom has expressed concern at media reports on its newly appointed interim Group Chief Executive, Sean Maritz. “We have noted with concern recent media reports with unsubstantiated allegations against Maritz. We plead that he be given a chance to lead Eskom,” said the power utility on Sunday. The media... Read more
Eskom appoints Sean Maritz as interim group chief exec
Sean Maritz has been appointed as Eskom’s interim Group Chief Executive. In a statement on Friday, the Eskom Board announced that it has decided to rotate the current executives this role to ensure exposure. “The Eskom Board would like to announce that Sean Maritz, Eskom’s chief information officer (CIO) and... Read more
NHBRC appoints new CEO
The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has appointed Mziwonke Dlabantu as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 October 2017. Dlabantu brings more than 20 years of public service experience to the NHBRC, with a wealth of expertise in the human settlements sector, as well as strategic and... Read more
Employment equity plan must be an inclusive process says government
The development of an Employment Equity plan (EE) must be an inclusive process that involves consultation with all stakeholders in the workplace, says the Department of Labour. Deputy Director from the department’s EE Directorate, Niresh Singh, said the plan should go a step further and be informed by an... Read more
Cell C appoints Juliet Mhango as chief HRO
Cell C has appointed Juliet Mhango as its new chief human resources officer. Mhango brings to the position key skills of leading transformation within businesses and the ability to manage the skills chain of a large number of employees. She joins Cell C from Life Healthcare, where she was... Read more
Women rock the JSE
Darlene Menzies, CEO, technology innovator, entrepreneur and business guru, was recently announced as one of the most Inspiring 50 women in Africa. Menzies, along with five other women from the Inspiring 50, attended the opening of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) this morning, 31 August. This was a significant... Read more
Taryn Woodbridge and Michelle Williams-Swartz of East London are 2 of 13 women to be shortlisted for Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa’s (BWASA) 37th annual Businesswoman of the Year Awards. These women form part of a handful of extraordinary South African women to be nominated for the awards. They... Read more
Jubilation for new BP boss
Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has congratulated Priscillah Mabelane on her appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BP Southern Africa. Mabelane’s appointment is with effect from 1 September, six years after joining the organisation in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and then Operations Director, United Kingdom.... Read more