Multinational explosives and chemicals group AECI has roped in specialist lawyers to support its CEO Holger Riemensperger in obtaining a critical skills visa, more than six months after he was appointed in the role and highlighting hurdles companies face to bring skills from overseas into the country.

The Johannesburg-based group said on Monday that until his visa is granted, Riemensperger will continue to be based in his home country, Germany...

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