[TOP STORY] How to ensure competent candidates are appointed to save ailing SOEs

‘Because the way it works currently in our public sector is government or the minister makes appointments to these boards, and one has to wonder what criteria they're taking into account when we know that there’s political play here,’ says Professor Parmi Natesan, chief executive officer at the Institute of Directors in South Africa.
4 Dec 2023 7AM English South Africa Business News · Politics

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