Eskom appoints Johnny Dladla as acting CEO

EWN's Gia Niccolaides reports that on Thursday Eskom board announced the appointment of Johnny Dladla as acting Group Chief Executive with immediate effect.

In a statement released on Thursday afternoon, Eskom said the decision followed “intense consultations between the Minister [Lynne Brown] and Eskom board to arrive at a prudent choice.”

The statement also said both parties are of the firm belief that Dladla’s experience and expertise will stabilise Eskom in the short-term.

Acting Eskom Board Chairman Zethembe Khoza said: “Dladla has sufficient skills to excel in this role. He has 22 years of experience within the Eskom, 17 years invested in various non-regulated businesses and five years as the chief executive officer for Eskom Enterprises and its subsidiaries”.

Minister Brown has also welcomed Dladla’s appointment.

“I welcome the appointment of Mr Dladla as it will bring further stability to Eskom and its executive team.”


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