Johannesburg, 19 August | Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Kugendri Govender as its Executive Chief Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. Govender has been appointed as Executive CEO after the former CEO resigned from his post.
CSA Executive Chairman Beresford Williams said in a statement, “We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kugendri Govender as Acting Chief Executive of CSA. She is a multilateral executive with over 23 years of experience in the corporate sector. Leader and currently holds the post of Chief Commercial Officer with Cricket Africa. “
Govender said, “CSA’s mandate is to ensure that cricket is an inclusive sports code for all South Africans. It is important to improve our reputation locally and internationally.”
“This is a critical time for our organization and it is important for key stakeholders to work together to improve the ratings of cricket among those who love and support the game and unite all South Africans,” he said.