Thursday, May 26, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pretoria, South Africa, 26/05/2016 – The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has announced the appointment of Mr. Sobantu Tilayi as acting CEO. Mr. Tilayi assumed responsibilities as CEO as of the 24th of May 2016 and will succeed Commander Tsietsi Mokhele who resigned on the 24th of May 2016.
Tilayi has been part of the SAMSA executive team for eight (8) years. He served as executive head responsible for Shipping before being appointed as Chief Operations Officer (COO) in 2012. During that time he was responsible for overall operations at SAMSA which included the repositioning of Maritime industry and representing SAMSA at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
The SAMSA Board Chairperson, Mavuso Msimang, wished Commander Mokhele well in his future endeavours.
For more information please contact Lolo Raphadu on 083 468 4718.
Issued by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)