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SAA appoints Vusi Pikoli to its leadership team

Posted 17 January 2019 · Add Comment

South African Airways (SAA) has appointed Vusi Pikoli to its leadership team.

He is currently an advisor to the Minister of State Security and was previously the National Director of Public Prosecutions at the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

Pikoli joins SAA from 1 February 2019 as chief risk and compliance officer, reporting to SAA Group CEO Vuyani Jarana.

“The appointment of adv. Pikoli is as important as it is significant in demonstrating our resolve to bringing capacity to strengthen the executive team to execute on our turnaround strategy with much urgency. He brings a wealth of experience and is known to be a disciplined and strong administrator,” said Tlali Tlali, SAA spokesperson.

As the chief risk and compliance officer, Pikoli will be responsible for Risk Management and Compliance functions in SAA comprising of aviation and general legislation compliance. He will also be responsible for the overall strategic and operational responsibility for the integrated Risk Management Strategy for SAA.

“We are resolute about our commitment to restore and maintain good governance at required levels at SAA as this is one of the important enablers for the effective implementation of our turnaround plan,” said Tlali.

 

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