JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL, NYSE: SSL) today announced the resignation of Andre de Ruyter, Senior Group Executive: Global Chemicals and North American Operations with effect from 30 November 2013. Andre has resigned to take up a senior executive position at another JSE listed company.
Fleetwood Grobler, currently managing director of the Sasol Olefins and Surfactants business, has been appointed Group Executive to succeed Andre with effect from 1 December 2013. Fleetwood has extensive operations, technical research and capital project management experience gained in his 29 years at Sasol. He also has substantial international experience both from a capital projects and commercial perspective and is recognised throughout Sasol as a strategic thinker with a truly global mindset. Andre will work closely with Fleetwood Grobler before leaving on 30 November 2013 to ensure a seamless transition.
David Constable, the Chief Executive Officer of Sasol said: "On behalf of the Sasol Limited Board and the group executive committee, I would like to wish Andre every success as he commences an exciting chapter in his career at one of our longstanding customers – I am certainly looking forward to working with him in his new role".
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