Do not help with unbundling, unions demand of Eskom - but utility says it never got the memo

2020-01-16 15:59

The National Union of Mineworkers and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa kept their December promise and marched to Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter's office on Wednesday afternoon.

Ghaleb Cachalia: Open letter to ESKOM CEO Andre de Ruyter

2020-01-10 12:35

It has been made abundantly clear by many informed observers that the parlous state Eskom finds itself in is due in large measure to political interference, mismanagement, poor maintenance, and an opaque business model that has allowed for the infestation of graft in procurement, investment, construction and contracts, writes Ghaleb Cachalia

5 things on De Ruyter's to-do list as he starts at Eskom

2020-01-06 14:26

As Andre de Ruyter makes his official start at debt-ridden Eskom, energy experts agree that no one person can solve the power utility's problems - and it will require a collective effort by all stakeholders to turn the ship around.

New Nampak CEO to start on Monday, as De Ruyter leaves to head up Eskom

2020-01-03 12:27

The JSE-listed packaging company says its new head Erik Smuts will start on Monday, 10 days earlier than originally planned.

Eskom's De Ruyter must either toe government’s line or ours - NUM

2019-12-18 13:03

The National Union of Mineworkers has issued an ultimatum to incoming Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter.

Gordhan: Eskom CEO De Ruyter a 'brave, patriotic' South African

2019-12-03 21:38

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has slammed criticism of newly appointed Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter.

Packaging company Nampak's shares plummet 17% as it bleeds R390m

2019-11-27 13:03

Nampak headline earnings per share is down more than two-thirds for the financial year ended September 30, 2019.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela: André de Ruyter and the corruption of transformation

2019-11-22 06:00

The corruption of transformation is one of the reasons public entities have become no-go zones for some talented black people who care about their reputation. They regard the entities as slaughter houses, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Bondholders aren’t convinced Eskom’s new CEO is best pick

2019-11-19 15:06

Yields on the power utility's 2021 dollar bonds jumped the most in more than three months after the appointment of Andre de Ruyter.

Eskom CEO appointment met with surprise, scepticism

2019-11-18 22:14

After months of speculation and delays, Andre de Ruyter has been named as chief executive officer of Eskom.


Adriaan Basson: Who is really running Eskom?

2020-01-13 06:00

The only way to fix Eskom is to fix the people who work there. Until we have one, legitimate and universally accepted view of the true state of affairs at the utility, more lies will be told, and swords be fallen on, writes Adriaan Basson.

Eskom: No performance bonuses - only 13th cheques

2020-01-07 10:20

Eskom has hit back at reports that it has paid out performance bonuses, but instead asserted it has made provision for 13th cheques as per employment contracts.

Eskom’s new boss officially starts today – here’s what we know about André de Ruyter

2020-01-06 09:05

Apart from a renewed bout of load-shedding and power stations that are falling apart, the new Eskom CEO heads an operation with earnings that are far exceeded by its debt repayments.

New Eskom CEO engaged in questionable stock sales at Sasol - audit report

2019-12-20 10:15

The report formed part of a previous risk and corporate governance assessment commissioned by the petrochemical conglomerate.

De Ruyter, meet NUM – union to protest on Eskom CEO’s first day

2019-12-13 05:00

Andre De Ruyter is due to start serving as Eskom CEO on 15 January next year. National Union of Mineworkers energy sector coordinator Paris Mashego told Fin24 on Thursday that the union planned to demonstrate on his first day at the office.

Mabuza: 'We are satisfied, Andre is the man for the now'

2019-11-28 21:02

Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza has defended the appointment of Andre de Ruyter as new CEO, lauding him for taking a salary less than the average of the previous three bosses.

ANC must be lauded for De Ruyter appointment

2019-11-22 08:29

De Ruyter could actually be pink and I wouldn't give a hoot as long as he can assist in stabilising Eskom - as it will have a disastrous impact on ALL South Africans if the state-owned enterprise sinks like the titanic.

OPINION: Nobody sees colour in the dark

2019-11-20 16:19

André de Ruyter has a mammoth task ahead of him fixing Eskom. It is vital that we don't distract him with conversations grounded in political expediency, writes Howard Feldman.

ANC, DA to give new Eskom boss a shot, as EFF says appointment is racist

2019-11-19 05:00

Andre de Ruyter, the head packaging company Nampak, will take over the reins at Eskom in mid-January 2020.

Business leaders to De Ruyter: Get a grip on Eskom debt, reorganisation

2019-11-18 22:02

Business Leadership SA says that the government, staff and business must play a supporting role for incoming Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter.

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