1 and the minister of public enterprises had appointed Mpho Makwana as
chairperson of the board.
said Dames’ appointment now completed the leadership team at Eskom, and would
lead it “further into a new era”.
stability that his appointment brings to Eskom,” the parastatal said in a
September 2004 after serving Eskom in various management positions.
following his denial that he had offered to resign from the electricity
had to wait for a ruling by the High Court in Johannesburg that Maroga could not
stop the board from appointing a successor.
judge found that although his termination was illegal, he could not re-join
Eskom as his relationship with its board had broken down “irretrievably”.
had insulted Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan in court papers he filed
to get an R85 million payout for unlawful dismissal.
speculation, and means that Eskom can now return its full attention to its core
business,” a statement from the public enterprises department read.
meeting at which Maroga was removed from his post. Makwana then took over as
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