The process of appointing a new Eskom CEO to replace André de Ruyter is near completion with the utility’s board expected to make an announcement within the next month or so, says public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan. 

The power utility’s CFO, Calib Cassim, was appointed as interim CEO in February after the abrupt departure of De Ruyter, who accused the ANC of using Eskom as a “feeding trough”, among other allegations of corruption and mismanagement. ..

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