Tuesday, June 25, 2013

SABC finally fills 6 executive positions as three top executive positions at the South African public broadcaster remain vacant.

The South African public broadcaster has filled six executive positions at the SABC while three positions - the head of news and current affairs, that of chief financial officer (CFO) and chief operating officer (COO) still remain vacant.

The SABC appointed Sipho Masinga as the group executive for technology, Itani Tseisi as the group executive for risk and governance, Jabulani Mabaso as the group executive for human capital services, Madoda Shushu as the head of procurement, Zwelibanzi Mthembu as the head of strategy and Iris Francis as the chief executive of the SABC Foundation.

The SABC says the six vacancies has been filled since "it has become imperative for the organisation, as it is steadily becoming financially stable, to complement this with individuals who will bring immense value" to the SABC.

"These appointments of skilled people will help the organisation deliver on its set objectives and make sure there is stability at the SABC as we implement our three year corporate plan effectively, which is crucial in us fulfilling our public service mandate," says Lulama Mokhobo, the SABC's CEO in a statement.