Enterprise iLembe subscribes to best-practice governance principles. The affairs of Enterprise iLembe are governed through a unitary Board system wherein the Board of Directors is accountable to the Shareholder and Stakeholders for the leadership and oversight control of management actions in Enterprise iLembe. The Chairperson of the Board of Directors and all other Directors/ Board Members are classified as Non Executive Directors in terms of Governance of Enterprise iLembe, the Board of Directors comprise of a maximum of 11 members constituted as follows:
The roles of the Chairperson of the Board of Directors and that of the Chief Executive Officer are separate to ensure balance of power and there is a clear distinction of powers, functions and roles of the non-executive members and those conferred on the Chief Executive Officer by law and though delegation. The Chief Executive Officer, as the Accounting Officer, attends all meetings of the Board of Directors as an ex officio member. The Chief Executive Officer, as the Accounting Officer, is accountable to the Board for the successful implementation of the Enterprise iLembe’s strategies, for the overall performance of the Entity and is also required by law to account to various other stakeholders on behalf of the Entity.
The Chief Executive Officer, working with the management collective form the Executive Committee, guides the day-to-day activities of the Entity and is accountable to the Board of Directors. The Chief Executive Officer’s powers and functions are properly defined in the Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 (section 94) and specifically delegated to him/her by the Board of Directors through a delegations of authority framework of the Board.
The current term of the Board of Directors is effective from January 2021 and ends on 31 December 2023 and comprises of the following Members:
Mr Xolani Gumede Chairperson of the Board of Directors
Ms Ntokozo Mlaba Deputy Chairperson
Chairperson: HR Finance and Remuneration Committee
Mr Ian Deetlefs Chairperson LED & Investment Committee
Ms Noluthando Dlamini Member
Dr Thami Mbonambi Member
Ms Zodwa Msimang Member
Mr Linda Mncube Chief Executive Officer