HCI names acting head of Sabido after Golding's dramatic departure - CNBC Africa

HCI names acting head of Sabido after Golding's dramatic departure

Southern Africa

by Reuters 0

Hosken Consolidated Investments has appointed Chief Financial Officer Kevin Govender as the acting chief executive of its Sabido unit.

This was announced by HCI's CEO on Thursday, following the high-profile exit of another executive.

(READ MORE: Chairman of S.Africa's HCI steps down)

Marcel Golding resigned as executive chairman of HCI and chief executive of its Sabido unit this week following a tussle with the board that he said was over editorial independence at South Africa's only free-to-air private broadcaster, a group company.

(READ MORE: Golding drags HCI to court)

The spat has raised questions and fueled debate about media freedom in South Africa.

 

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