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Johannesburg - The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) on Monday confirmed the resignation of its Managing Director, Dr Sean Phillips with effect from the 8th August.

JRA Board Chairperson, Sipho Tshabalala said “Regrettably, the JRA accepted the resignation of JRA Managing Director, Dr Sean Phillips. His focus on organisational performance and improvement to service delivery has been widely acknowledged and his expertise in the development of operational systems and procedures has set a solid foundation for a performance oriented organisation”.

“The benefits of his contribution to the JRA will continue to be realised in years to come. We wish him well in his future endeavors”.

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JRA Executive Management and Board expressed their appreciation for Phillips’ leadership and contribution since his appointment on 1 May 2016. Dr Phillips was an exceptional civil engineering professional with strong performance monitoring and evaluation experience at both national and municipal levels coupled with operational management expertise within local roads authorities.

The JRA  Chief Financial Officer, Goodwill Mbatha has been appointed as the Acting Managing Director with immediate effect.