The Minister of Communications has “clarified processes of appointment of SABC executives” via a public statement.
Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane made the statement following reports that former MTN Corporate Manager Chris Maroleng was set to take over as SABC COO.
“The Minister wishes to advise that all appointments of the COO, CEO, and CFO of state-owned entities are done through Cabinet processes and therefore the announcements of the outcome are made by Cabinet,” stated her department.
“It is the Minister’s responsibility to present any appointment of executives of the SOEs under the Department of Communications through Cabinet processes.”
“To this end, the Minister has no knowledge of any official appointment of a COO of SABC.”