Makgoba appointed interim Eskom chairperson

Professor Malegapuru Makgoba

File: Professor Malegapuru William Makgoba, a leading scientist and academic, joined the Eskom board as a non-executive director in 2018 and is the lead independent director.

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JOHANNESBURG - Professor Malegapuru William Makgoba has been appointed interim chairperson of Eskom.

Makgoba replaces Jabu Mabuza who resigned last week.

Mabuza cited Eskom's inability to meet power demand for his resignation.

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Makgoba, a leading scientist and academic, joined the Eskom board as a non-executive director in 2018 and is the lead independent director.

In a statement, government said it was "going through the process of putting in place a reconfigured board".

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