South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Group Chief Executive (GCEO) appointment announcement
17 Jan 2012After a recommendation by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board, Communications Minister Ms Dina Pule MP, applied her mind and is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Lulama Mokhobo as the Group Chief Executive of the SABC.
The appointment is with immediate effect for a period of five years. Ms Mokhobo has the relevant qualifications, skills, capabilities and experience required for the position.
She has extensive executive leadership experience in both the private and public sectors. She was previously SABC Group Executive for Public Broadcasting Services.
After obtaining her BA degree from the University of Botswana and Swaziland, she completed her Master of Science qualification at the Utah State University in the USA.
Minister Pule is satisfied about the integrity of the selection and evaluation process.
The Minister, Deputy Minister and the SABC Board congratulates Ms Mokhobo on her appointment and wishes her every success in turning around and stabilising the public broadcaster.
Ms Mokhobo’s appointment reaffirms Minister Pule’s commitment to, after due process and consideration, quickly fill the top executive positions at the public broadcaster. This should allow the SABC to deliver broadcasting services to the South African public in a cost effective manner.
Issued by: Department of Communications
17 Jan 2012
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