25 NEW SABC SHOCKERS - IN STAFFERS' OWN WORDS

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Lumko Mtimde the new CEO of the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA; Clarinda Simpson the new chief financial officer at Sentech.

Lumko Mtimde has been appointed as the latest new CEO of the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA (USAASA), replacing the fired Zami Nkosi, while Clarinda Simpson was appointed as the new chief financial officer (CFO) at the parastatal signal distributor, Sentech.

The controversial Lumko Mtimde is a former SABC board member and former councillor at the broadcasting regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) and voiced his support for the creation of a media appeals tribunal in South Africa.

Lumko Mtimde replaces USAASA acting CEO, Makhotso Moiloa who've been standing in after Zami Nkosi quietly went away after his contract wasn't renewed.

Clarinda Simpson's appointment as new CFO at Sentech comes 6 months after the appointment of Mlamli Booi as the latest new Sentech CEO.