Former BP executive Priscillah Mabelane joins Sasol's Energy Business as executive VP

With years of experience in both CEO and CFO roles, Priscillah joins the Sasol Energy Business.

Sasol has announced the appointment of Priscillah Mabelane as executive vice president of its Energy Business with effect from 1 September 2020. She will also serve as a member of Sasol’s group executive committee. 

She will be taking over from Maurice Radebe, who retires from Sasol on 30 September 2020 after 16 years with the group. 

Priscillah joins Sasol from BP Southern Africa where she was the CEO. Prior to this, she was the retail operations director for the BP UK retail business, and before this she was BP South Africa’s CFO for four years. 

She has served as a CFO at Airports Company of South Africa and tax director at EY. She has also held various roles in finance, tax and general management at Eskom

Priscillah currently serves as a non-executive director at Standard Bank Group and has previously served as a non-executive director for Vodacom. 

Sasol president and CEO Fleetwood Grobler said: 

“We are delighted to have a leader of Priscillah's calibre join Sasol. We wish her a long and illustrious career with us and look forward to benefiting from her extensive business and leadership experience.”

Maurice also commented, saying that, given Priscilla’s extensive local and international experience, he is confident she will lead Sasol’s Energy Business to new heights, “ensuring it continues to play a leading role in the transformation of the sector and supporting Sasol’s transition to a lower-carbon economy”.