Johannesburg - The SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) has appointed
Pradeep Maharaj to the newly-created position of chief operating officer (COO)
with effect from November 1.
The COO will be responsible for the support services cluster
of the Reserve Bank.
Maharaj has been head of human resources and transformation
of Absa Capital since November 2011.
Prior to joining Absa Capital he was the group executive for
human resources and strategy at Transnet‚ and previously held various positions
in the Gauteng provincial government department of finance and economic
Maharaj holds a bachelor of accounting science from the
University of SA (Unisa) and a senior executive programme certificate from Harvard
and Wits Business Schools.
Head of group strategy and communications at the Reserve
Bank Hlengani Mathebula said that the Reserve Bank welcomed Maharaj and “takes
this opportunity to wish him well as he takes up his new challenges and
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