Anastasi Mokgobu
1 minute read
20 Nov 2019
6:15 am

De Ruyter ‘perfect, capable man for Eskom job’

Anastasi Mokgobu

However, De Ruyter 'could only succeed in his task if there was no interference'.

Andre de Ruyter. Picture: Moneyweb

The government’s choice for the new Eskom boss has been received favourably by the experts, who agree that Andre de Ruyter is the perfect and capable man for the job at hand at the ailing power utility. De Ruyter, according to Bloomberg, is armed with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pretoria, a master of business administration from the Nyenrode Business Universiteit in the Netherlands, and a law master's degree from the University of SA (Unisa). “[De Ruyter] has extensive experience in managing big organisations like Sasol and Nampak and is a turnaround specialist,” said Professor Kobus Jonker, director...