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OPINION | De Ruyter: Failure to launch, or the visionary Eskom needs?

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Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter (DEON RATH)
Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter (DEON RATH)

Eskom's CEO Andre de Ruyter has something in common with former US president Jimmy Carter, says Greg Nott. 

That we have electricity at all is due to visionary leadership. Thomas Edison was an inventor who thought years ahead of his time. During 1878 and 1880, he and his team of researchers tested over 3 000 designs for the light bulb.

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