In January 2015, following his two terms as the chief operations officer (CEO), Rau will pursue a new career path within a SACCI member company where he will join the South African leadership team of a global multinational.
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“Mr Rau hands over an organisation that has grown substantially during the six years he served as CEO: positioning itself as the Voice of Business, expanding its services in relation to business opportunities and business support to members and establishing strong advocacy platforms with government,” said Vusi Khumalo, president of SACCI.
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The SACCI board will start the process of finding a new CEO in early 2015. In the meantime Peggy Drodskie will serve as the interim CEO.