Competition Commission appoints new Spokesperson and Cartels Executive

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Personnel changes at SACC

The Competition Commission (“the Commission”) has announced that it has appointed Mr Mava Scott (“Mr Scott”) as Spokesperson of the Commission from 1 August 2014 and Mr Makgale Mohlala (“Mr Mohala”) as Divisional Manager of the Cartels division, with effect from 18 August 2014

Mr Scott has more than 12 years’ experience in communications and media relations, and was formerly employed, since 2008, at the Department of Water Affairs as the Chief Director of Communication Services. Mr Scott holds a Baccaleureus Procurationis (BProc) degree from the University of the Western Cape, and is currently studying towards a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Pretoria.

Mr Mohlala has been with the Commission for over 14 years, having joined as part of the Graduate Trainee programme in 2000 as part of Mergers and Acquisitions. More recently, Mr Mohala was the Principal Investigator of the Cartels division. In this position, Mr Mohlala led investigations into the cement cartel and the collusion in the construction industry, which included some of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Stadia. Mr Mohlala holds a BProc degree from Vista University, an LLM in Corporate Law from the University of Pretoria and is currently enrolled for a Master of Business Leadership (MBL) with the University of South Africa.

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