Key investment agency in the Western Cape rocked by CEO salary dispute
Wesgro CEO Tim Harris, got an almost R500,000 annual salary increase, causing the chair and another board member to resign
A key agency established to promote trade and investment in the Western Cape has been rocked by a salary dispute and allegations of political interference, which has led to the resignation of the chair and a member of the board.
Wesgro, which was established more than 30 years ago, and funded jointly by the Western Cape provincial government and the City of Cape Town, has played a crucial role in boosting tourism, trade and investment in the province, and has hardly attracted controversy in recent years...
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