Neil Roesch has been appointed as the permanent CEO of Prasa's Autopax

Neil's appointment is one of a number that are part of Prasa's executive restructuring.

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has announced the appointment of Neil Roesch as the permanent CEO for its cash-strapped bus service company Autopax

According to a statement by Prasa, Neil will be tasked with turning around the company, which operates Translux and City to City buses. 

The appointment is one of a number that are part of an executive restructuring aimed at stabilising the government entity which is currently under administration. 

The appointments include: 

  • Nosipho Damasane as Prasa Rail CEO
  • Hishaam Emeran as Prasa Technical CEO
  • David Mphelo as group CIO
  • Sandile Dlamini as group Company Secretary
  • Krishna Govender as Prasa acting CFO

Read more: Krishna Govender to step in as acting Prasa CFO 

Prasa administrator Bongisizwe Mpondo said the appointments are a strong indication that the agency is “on a new trajectory”. 

Prasa is still without a group CEO after Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula withdrew Nkosinathi Sishi from the position in December 2019.