Eskom Group appoints Jabu Mabuza as acting CEO


Eskom welcomes the appointment of Jabulane Mabuza as Interim Executive Chairman and Acting Group Chief Executive of the company effective ‪1 August 2019. The announcement was made by the Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan at the Eskom Annual General Meeting held in Pretoria today, 29 July 2019.

“I have made myself available to serve as the Interim Executive Chairman and Acting Group Chief Executive of Eskom with a good appreciation of the importance of leadership stability in the company right now as we look at the implementation of a sustainable operational and financial turnaround plan,” Mabuza.

The Board supports and welcomes Mabuza’s appointment and urges all stakeholders to work together to ensure that Eskom emerges from the challenges it currently faces with positive outcomes. The Board is committed to finalize the appointment of the permanent Group Chief Executive in the next three months while Mabuza is acting.


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