New Eskom boss, his church buddy and the R100k monthly contract

08 October 2017 - 00:04 By SIPHE MACANDA and MZILIKAZI wa AFRIKA

The new acting Eskom CEO, Sean Maritz, hired a friend and fellow church member at a salary of about R100,000 a month without declaring their friendship.
The Sunday Times can reveal that in 2010 Maritz, then Eskom's IT manager, was slapped with a "written warning" for employing his friend Andre Coetzee in the same department on a six-month contract.
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown appointed Maritz on Friday despite being e-mailed documents on September 15 detailing his record of transgressions.

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