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sabcTimesLIVE reports that three months after being appointed into the hot seat at the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as acting chief operations officer, Craig van Rooyen has resigned.  

Citing personal and family reasons for the decision, he said his last day would be 9 September.  He noted:  "Having been involved in crafting the SABC’s turnaround plan, I am confident the SABC will overcome its challenges in the short term and become successful in the long term."  SABC board chairperson Bongumusa Makhathini commended Van Rooyen, who was also group executive: technology, and said:  “Dr Van Rooyen has played a meaningful role in developing the digital strategy of the SABC, including preparing the SABC for digital migration and becoming a multi-platform, multi-channel player.  In the past three months, he was also acting as the corporation’s COO.  He has modelled the way for future COOs by demonstrating ethical leadership, technical expertise and business acumen.”  In order to ensure stability in leadership, the board will be interviewing potential candidates for the COO role this week.

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