Acting CEO appointed for Eskom
The Minister of Public Enterprises‚ Lynne Brown‚ has approved Eskom Board’s recommendation to appoint the current Group Executive: Generation‚ Matshela Koko‚ as acting Group Chief Executive of Eskom (AGCEO) with effect from 1 December 2016.
The appointment follows the resignation of Brian Molefe earlier this month as Group Chief Executive Officer of the company.
“I approved the Board’s request to appoint Mr Koko as acting Group Chief Executive Officer.
“Mr Koko has a wealth of experience and understands the challenges Eskom faces. His appointment will also ensure continuity at Eskom‚” Brown said on Wednesday.
“I have also asked the Board to immediately start the process to appoint a permanent Group CEO and that this process needs their urgent attention.
“Mr Koko must ensure that the current trajectory at Eskom continues‚” the minister added.