Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has, following Cabinet approval, rotated the Board of Denel.
Mr Daniel Mantsha is appointed as Non-Executive Director and Chairperson of the Board Denel with effect from 24 July 2015 for a three-year period, while Mr Johannes Motseki is re-appointed to the Board for purposes of continuity.
The other new Non-Executive Directors are Mr Thamsanqa Msomi, Mr Tauyame Mahumapelo, Mrs Pinkie Martha Mahlangu, Lt Gen Themba Michael Nkabinde (retired), Ms Mpho Kgomongoe, Ms Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, Ms Nonyameko Mandindi and Ms Refiloe Mokoena. Their appointments are for the same period and subject to annual review by the Minister of Public Enterprises.
"I would like to thank the outgoing Board led by Acting Chairperson Martie Janse Rensburg for an outstanding job. They handed over a company that is truly on a path to positive sustainability.
"I commend them for their professionalism and ensuring the handover report was of such a quality that it will be a critical guide to the new board.
"I encourage the new Board to continue working closely with its executive team to solidify the company's operations with a strong emphasis on issues relating to transformation within the company, skills development and strategic partnerships in South Africa, the region, continental and global trade initiatives aimed at strengthening Denel's order book," said Minister Brown.
A brief summary of the profiles of the Non-Executive Directors are as follows:
For enquiries contact Mr Colin Cruywagen: 0823779916.
Issued by Ministry of Public Enterprises24 July 2015