Play the game, not the man: Eskom’s André De Ruyter needs all the support he can get if load shedding is to become a thing of the past

Over the 12 years since 2009, Eskom has had 12 (acting and permanent) chief executives, six different chairs of the board, and 60 non-executive directors on the board. No company, no matter how robust, can survive the impact of changing chief executives on average once a year.