Sasol picks David Constable as CEO

Sasol said on Friday that David Constable would serve as the petrochemicals group’s new chief executive from July 1 when the current head of the company steps down.

After an internal and external search locally and internationally, Constable was chosen to succeed Pat Davies who has reached retirement age and will step down at the end of June.

“We are excited to have found a chief executive of Davids’s calibre and experience. His extensive engineering foundation has seen him take critical leadership roles across the world in both developed and developing economies,” said Sasol chairperson Hixonia Nyasulu.

Sasol said Constable is an engineer with 30 years in the heavy industrial engineering, construction, operations and maintenance arena across the globe. He last served as group president of operations at Fluor Corporation.

Shares in Sasol, up 2,4% so far this year, were down 1,48% at R349,26 by 9.24am GMT, compared with a 0,28% fall in Johannesburg’s Top-40 index of blue chips. — Reuters

Keep the powerful accountable

Subscribe for R30/mth for the first three months. Cancel anytime.

Subscribers get access to all our best journalism, subscriber-only newsletters, events and a weekly cryptic crossword.

Related stories

WELCOME TO YOUR M&G

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

Advertising

Latest stories

International whistleblower awards honour four South Africans

Babita Deokaran, Thabiso Zulu, Francois van der Westhuizen and Pieter Snyders received international recognition at awards hosted by the Blueprint for Free Speech

July unrest proves sparks of social unrest pose a risk...

Third quarter GDP numbers have interrupted a four quarter economic growth streak because of the July unrest.

Zimbabweans living in South Africa might not be able to...

According to the government’s latest Covid-19 guidelines, anyone coming into Zimbabwe must quarantine in a hotel for 10 days — at their own expense

Fraud case just one example of governance failings at Basketball...

The sport body’s former national administrator allegedly stole money by substituting his own bank account details for a service provider’s
Advertising

press releases

Loading latest Press Releases…
×