Business Leadership South Africa paid tribute to its former chairperson, Jabu Mabuza, as a formidable, independent and respectful business leader of his generation.
The former Telkom and Eskom board chairman and businessman died of wednesday due to Covid19 related complications.
Business Leadership South Africa’s Busisiwe Mavuso said that they were deeply saddened by his passing.
“It was under his leadership as chairperson of BLSA, that big business took the firm decision to publicly denounce the state capture project and make a solid pledge towards ethical leadership, protecting our key institutions and working collaboratively with government towards building a capable state.”
The 63-year-old resigned from the state-owned entity last year and apologised for failing to meet the targets set out to avoid power cuts.