Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced the appointment of Kugandrie Govender as the new Acting Chief Executive Officer of CSA, with immediate effect.
This comes after the sudden resignation of its former Acting Chief Executive Officer, who resigned on Tuesday, 17 August 2020.
“We are pleased to announce Kugandrie Govender’s appointment as acting chief executive of CSA. She is a multifaceted executive leader with more than 23 years’ experience in the corporate sector and currently holding the position of chief commercial officer at Cricket South Africa,” CSA’s acting president Beresford Williams said via a press statement.
Williams added that: “We believe that Kugandrie is the right person to drive the organization forward during this period. Her experience has more than prepared her to fulfil this role with excellence, we are confident that she will propel the many strategic initiatives that CSA undertakes, to inspire and unify our stakeholders, partners, and employees, to continue the work of building the reputation of Cricket and more importantly Cricket South Africa, so as to contribute to its sporting competitiveness.”
Govender is the first female to serve in the role of CEO in Cricket South Africa.