How to appoint the right people to save our ailing SOEs

Finding and nurturing the right directors is vital, but so is limiting their terms to ensure independence and bring in fresh blood

03 December 2023 - 00:00 By Parmi Natesan

Time and time again, the Institute of Directors in South Africa (IoDSA) has raised its view that the deeply flawed process of appointing board members and executives to state-owned enterprises lies at the heart of the crisis SOEs are facing. If the right people are appointed to SOEs and public sector organisations, it will be much more difficult for them to be diverted from their proper purpose and lose sight of their vital role  in the South African economy...

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