Council appoints an acting CFO & Acting Director for Technical Services

Oudtshoorn, 13 November 2019 – The Oudtshoorn Municipal Council considered the appointments of acting directors in the positions of chief financial officer (CFO) and director for technical services.

Mr. Louis Fourie was appointed with immediate effect during a Special Council meeting on Tuesday, 12 November 2019. Mr. Fourie retired in September 2019 after a 41-year term in the local government, from various Municipalities such as Sandton, Tzaneen and George. He was also seconded as CFO to Knysna and Mossel Bay Municipalities on previous occasions. He served most of his career life as CFO.

Meanwhile, in today’s Special meeting, Council appointed Mr. Jason Solomons as acting director for technical services. Mr. Solomons is an official in the Oudtshoorn and manages capital projects. 

Both officials were welcomed by the Executive Mayor, Councillor Colan Sylvester, after they were introduced by the Municipal Manager, Allen Paulse.

The recruitment process for the CFO and technical services director vacancies, on the other side, has started. It is envisaged that the appointments of the new directors will be done early next year. The two vacancies were already advertised two weeks ago in the media.

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