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South Africa: New hires may threaten Competition Commission stability

 |  January 13, 2014

South Africa’s Competition Commission announced Monday several new appointments to fill managerial positions, one of which has been vacant for one year, say reports.

Among the appointments includes Liberty Mncube, who will serve as the regulator’s chief economist; he has worked for the regulator for six years, say reports, and has held positions as principal investigator and principal economist.

Other positions filled include the head of enforcement and exemptions, as well as chief financial officer.

The new managerial positions come following experts’ concern of the high turnover rate for the Competition Commission, noting that such frequent staffing changes may destabilize the regulator.

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