Surprises at Eskom are over, says CEO Phakamani Hadebe
After 15 months in the job, power utility's boss says he now knows what needs to be done and how it should be done
Almost 15 months into the job, and the boss of state-owned power utility company Eskom is getting to grips with issues spanning corruption to defective power plants that threatened to collapse the national grid. — “The days of surprises are over,” Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe said on Tuesday. “We just have to speed up the process of turning things around.’’ Hadebe said a “breakdown in corporate governance’’ and the financial viability of the business were the biggest challenges when he was appointed after President Cyril Ramaphosa took over leadership of the country.
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