Another Grand Parade CEO quits
Prabashinee Moodley, who joined the local representative of Burger King after working for Dunkin and McDonald’s, is the latest departure
Grand Parade Investments announced the resignation of CEO Prabashinee Moodley at 5.15pm on Monday — after less than five months in the job. “Given Ms Moodley’s passion and expertise in food service and retail, Ms Moodley has decided to step down from her position due to the current market sentiment with regards to the quick service restaurant industry,” was the reason given by Grand Parade. Monday’s statement did not say if executive chairman Hassen Adams will, once again, double as acting CEO. “An announcement will be made in due course when a successor has been appointed,” Grand Parade said.
The high churn rate of Grand Parade’s CEOs and CFOs was one of the grievances listed by institutional investors who replaced two of the group’s directors with their nominees at an extraordinary general meeting on December 5. On November 28, the disgruntled investors issued a letter via the JSE’s Sens service arguing that the group appeared unable “to attract and retain the best talent, w...