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Sasol Group Executive announces retirement
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Sasol Group Executive announces retirement14:27 EDT Tuesday, May 07, 2013
JOHANNESBURG, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lean Strauss, Sasol Senior Group Executive for International Energy, New Business Development and Technology has announced his intention to retire from Sasol (JSE - SOL; NYSE - SSL), at the end of September 2013.
Lean has been a member of the Group Executive Committee since 2005. He joined Sasol in 1982, as an investment officer of the Sasol Pension Fund. He spent most of his career with Sasol Oil and held the position of General Manager, Manufacturing and Supply as well as General Manager, Marketing. He was appointed General Manager of Sasol Gas in 1997 and Managing Director of Sasol Nitro in 2002.
"Lean has been with Sasol for more than 30 years and has made a remarkable contribution to our company," said Sasol CEO, David Constable. "His exceptional business acumen has played a key role in the development of Sasol, successfully contributing to growing our company and our people."
"My 31 years at Sasol have been my honour and privilege and I am very proud of all we have achieved. My retirement is a lifestyle decision and I am looking forward to spending more time with my family," said Strauss.
"Lean has had a long and illustrious career with Sasol and we are grateful for his dedication. We will be working with him in the coming months to ensure a seamless transition," Constable said.
An announcement regarding the successor to the role will be made in due course.
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