After a year on the job, Philip Dukashe has stepped down as Eskom’s group leader for a generation, reportedly “for work-life balance reasons”.
Rhulani Mathebula will serve as generation leader while the appointment is made ongoing.
The ailing utility announced its resignation Monday afternoon, calling Dukashe “a true, loyal asset to Eskom and the country”.
In his resignation letter and discussions with executives von Eskom: “Dukashe has cited the need to strike a balance for the benefit of his health, his family and his professional responsibilities.”
Eskom said he leaves a competent team that will ensure the sustainability of the generational business .
Mathebula was CEO for a generation prior to Dukashe’s appointment and has a long history as GM of power plants.
“We honor Dukashe for his rich legacy of selfless r leadership, integrity and outstanding service to Eskom and the country for the past 26 years and for always standing up and doing everything that is right and honorable.
“Phillip’s deep institutional knowledge, his cross-functional skills and his solid leadership leadership experience provided much-needed stability in the Generations department during his tenure and made significant strides in supporting the Wende generation underperforming since his tenure in that role as of April 2021.”
Dukashe’s last day of work is May 31.
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