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SAA to get 17th CEO since 2001 as Kgokolo steps down

SAA to get 17th CEO since 2001 as Kgokolo steps down

Old Apr 30, 22, 4:56 am
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SAA to get 17th CEO since 2001 as Kgokolo steps down

Thomas Kgokolo is stepping down as CEO of South African Airways at the end of April after he requested that his employment contract not be renewed. He was appointed as CEO just 12 months ago in April 2021.

https://www.news24.com/fin24/compani...april-20220428

He will be replaced by John Lamola, a former head of failed state enterprise Denel, who is presently serving as a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Johannesburg. Lamola has voiced some controversial and politically partisan statements about aviation policy in the recent past. He will be the 17th CEO appointment since 2001.

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/op...ion-authority/
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Old Apr 30, 22, 9:42 am
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He will be replaced by John Lamola
Will he last until SAA's next demise?
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Old May 2, 22, 11:20 am
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Professor of Philosophy
Lekker!

But really. Eish. (Avoiding use of !).
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Old Jul 15, 22, 11:20 am
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https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/arti...officer-quits/

Simon Newton-Smith, one of the last adults left in the room at SAA, has also decided not to renew his contract and will exit as Chief Commercial Officer next month.

He is at least the third executive to request their contract not be renewed in the last few months, which says a lot about their confidence in Pravin's plans.
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