Business Maverick has reported on the dismissal of the three senior Transnet executives implicated in State Capture.
Business Maverick has reported that three senior Transnet executives who had implicated in State Capture have been dismissed. An internal memo, which was reportedly obtained by Business Maverick, states that group human resources officer Nonkululeko Sishi, and chief executive of Transnet pipelines division Lenny Moodley and chief executive of Transnet’s National Port Authority Shulami Qalinge who faced disciplinary hearings before their departure.
Transnet told Business Maverick, it “can confirm that the company has recently reached [an] agreement to part ways with a number of senior executives. The departure of the executives has also been noted by the Transnet board of directors... The recruitment process to fill the positions has commenced."
According to the article, the executive departures form part of Transnet Group CEO Portia Derby’s quest to clean up the state-owned port and freight rail operator.
“Since Derby’s appointment by the Cabinet as group chief executive in January 2020, her focus has been to remove middle managers and senior executives implicated in State Capture and reorganising the top leadership structure to remove redundancies,” reads the article