SA entrepreneur on global employers body
A South African businessman and entrepreneur, Mthunzi Mdwaba, has broken barriers to be become the first black person to be appointed as the global spokesman for employers at the International Organisation of Employers (IOE). The IOE is the largest private sector organisation representing the interests of federations in 158... Read more
Terrence Nombembe reappointed to SARB
President Jacob Zuma has reappointed Terrence Nombembe as a non-executive director of the Board of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) for a period of three years, says the Presidency. The President has congratulated Nombembe, who is the country’s former Auditor-General, and has wished him all the best in... Read more
Vuyani Jarana appointed as SAA CEO
Vuyani Jarana has been appointed as the new South African Airways (SAA) Chief Executive Officer. “He will commence his duties after his current employer has officially released him. Mr Jarana is currently Chief Officer for Vodacom Business at Vodacom Group LTD, a position he has held since 2012,” National... Read more
Peugeot Citroën SA powers its women to new heights
Peugeot Citroën South Africa says there is even more reason to celebrate this women’s month with more than 50% of its  senior positions being held by women; women also form more than 50% of its employee complement. Clara Metivier-Beukes has recently returned from a three year stint in France.... Read more
Business welcomes SAA CEO appointment
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) on Friday congratulated Vuyani Jarana on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of South African Airways (SAA). “SACCI welcomes Mr Jarana’s appointment, as CEO of SAA, on behalf of our business community, as he is a person with the requisite... Read more
Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund appointed
Gerhard Van Emmenis has been appointed the Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund with effect from 1 July 2017. ‘Bonitas has always been committed to making healthcare affordable for all South Africans,’ says Van Emmenis. ‘To achieve this we act in the best interests of our members at all... Read more
Social Development, SASSA CEO agree to part ways
Social Development Minsiter Bathabile Dlamini and the CEO of SASSA, Thokozani Magwaza, have agreed to terminate the services of the latter. This after a consultative process led by the head of legal services, Advocate Nkosinathi Dladla, in terms of the provisions of his contract of employment. The department thanked... Read more
New CFO for Cell C
Cell C is pleased to announce Tyrone Soondarjee will join the company as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 July 2017. “We are excited to welcome such an esteemed member of the financial services industry to lead Cell C into its next phase as a business,” says Cell... Read more
Eskom names four new board members
New directors Pulane Molokwane, Simphiwe Dingaan, Banothile Makhubela and Sathiaseelan Gounden have joined the Eskom board. Last week Zethembe Khoza was named Eskom’s interim chairperson after Ben Ngubane resigned. Also joining the board is Eskom veteran Johnny Dladla, who was appointed acting group chief executive last week. Read more
Group 5 appoints new CEO, CFO
Group Five recently appointed Themba Mosai as chief executive officer. Cristina Teixeira has been named the group’s chief financial officer and Kushil Maharaj as head of its investments and concessions cluster Read more