Transnet said on Monday that it was pleased to announce the appointment of Tau Morwe as Acting Group Chief Executive of Transnet. LinkedIn

CAPE TOWN - Transnet said on Monday that it was pleased to announce the appointment of Tau Morwe as Acting Group Chief Executive of Transnet. 

This is for a period from 1st November 2018 to 30th April 2019. 

Transnet said that he will also serve as a member of the Transnet board. 

"The appointment of Morwe was approved by our shareholder minister, Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Public Enterprises. Mr Morwe brings with him a wealth of experience garnered during his previous tenure at Transnet." the statement said. 

ABOUT MORWE

Morwe joined Transnet in 1997 and ratcheted up seventeen years of service with the company. 

He served as a Chief Executive of three of the Transnet divisions: National Ports Authority, Freight Rail and Port Terminals. 

Transnet said that Morwe spearheaded SA’s quest to improve our country’s port system for more than a decade, including establishing and entrenching TPT’s strategic role within Transnet as the division’s first Chief Executive. 

In addition, Morwe led the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) from 2011 to 2014. 

He apparently strengthened relations among member ports and promoted regional cooperation and integration. 

Morwe has also served as a board member of several entities, including KwaZulu-Natal Trade and Investment, the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Agriport Partnership. 

He is a BA Economics graduate from Howard University in the USA and also holds qualifications from the National University in Singapore.

Subsequent to his departure from Transnet in 2015, he has served extensively as a transport and logistics consultant in South Africa as well as on the rest of the continent. 

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