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SABC acting COO resigns

Wednesday 14 August 2019 | 10:12 CET | News

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has announced that its acting chief operations officer (COO) and technology group executive, Craig van Rooyen, has resigned for personal reasons and will leave on 09 September. He was appointed four months ago after Chris Maroleng was fired for gross negligence. 

SABC board chairman Bongumusa Makhathini said that van Rooyen played a meaningful role in developing the digital strategy of the SABC and preparing the broadcaster for digital migration. The SABC board will begin interviewing potential candidates for the COO role this week and will soon advertise for a new technology group executive.


 



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