Board Announcement: Appointment Of The CEO

Posted On : 2020-10-20

The Services SETA is delighted to announce the appointment of Menzi Fakude as its new CEO, effective from the 01st of November 2020. Menzi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in financial management, business optimisation, and process turnaround among others. Trained as an accountant with Deloitte, Menzi holds a B.Com degree and two other postgraduate qualifications from the University of KwaZulu Natal.


Menzi is well-versed in the SETA space having consulted on four SETAs in various capacities. Commenting on Menzi’s appointment, Services SETA Board Chairperson, Mr Stephen De Vries said “Menzi is a highly impressive leader with a sterling track record in driving and enhancing successful business operations and productivity. His understanding of the SETA environment is an added advantage to the organisation.”


Born and bred in KwaZulu Natal, Menzi is passionate about community development. Says Menzi,“SETAs are a key instrument to drive transformation and development. It is my honour to lead an organisation that has such an enormous responsibility. As Services SETA employees we must be proud to be in a position to serve the people of South Africa.”



Please join me in congratulating Mr Fakude in his new role and let us all give him our full support.



Stephen De Vries