Irba must not name former Tongaat official Jenitha John as CEO, Outa says
John was chair of the audit and compliance committee at Tongaat Hulett when financial reporting of irregularities took place
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says it has written to finance minister Tito Mboweni to have the appointment of Jenitha John as Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (Irba) CEO, halted.
Irba, which is currently probing some of SA’s high-profile accounting scandals, announced John’s appointment at the end of April to replace Bernard Agulhas who’s held the position for 12 years. Agulhas’s tenure will be over at the end of June. ..