Eskom has announced the appointment of Calib Cassim as Interim Group Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Cassim will lead the Eskom management team until further notice, the power utility says.
Cassim was appointed as Eskom’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in November 2018 after serving as Acting CFO from July 2017.
He is a registered Chartered Accountant (SA) and holds a master’s degree in Business Leadership (MBL).
With over 20 years of service in Eskom, his qualifications and extensive experience have provided Cassim with a deep understanding and appreciation of the Eskom business and the electricity industry, especially regarding the challenges facing the financing of operations and future expansion of the industry.
Energize wishes Caleb Cassim every success in his new role as he navigates through potentially treacherous storms.