Construction company Basil Read (BSR) has appointed Talib Sadik as its new chief financial officer and finance director‚ replacing Amanda Wightman‚ whose resignation takes effect on Friday.
Sadik is a former finance director of Times Media Limited (owner of BDlive)‚ De Beers Group Services and Denel.
Wightman was appointed finance chief in October 2014‚ after occupying the post in an acting capacity for almost a year before that. She has been at Basil read for about 11 years.
Board chairman Paul Baloyi said of Sadik’s appointment: “We are delighted to welcome a well-rounded and seasoned executive with financial leadership experience to Basil Read. The board looks forward to working with Sadik to inject new energy into our efforts‚ as we continuously improve business performance and the strategic transformation of the company.”