Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has announced the appointment of Kedibone Olga Madiehe as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA), with effect from 1 November 2022.
According to the Ministry spokesperson, Mfuneko Toyana, Madiehe is no stranger to the Agency, having previously served as General Manager for Client Relationship Management from 8 December 2014 until 31 October 2022.
The GPAA reports to the Minister of Finance and administers funds and schemes on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF).
Toyana said the appointment of Madiehe will continue to strengthen the administration of the GEPF as well as the Civil and Military Pensions, Contributions to Funds and Other Benefits Programmes.
“It will further catapult the Agency towards ICT modernization and expediting pension services to the members, pensioners, and beneficiaries of the Fund,” said the Ministry.
In a statement, Godongwana expressed his gratitude and thanks to Shahid Khan, who was acting CEO, who joined the Agency at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensured that the GPAA ship stays afloat.