Cricket South Africa (CSA) fired its chief executive, Thabang Moroe yesterday, citing “serious misconduct.”
Moroe, who had been paid his full salary since being suspended on December 6 last year, was let go with immediate effect.
A statement released by the cricket bosses reads: “Cricket South Africa’s Board of Directors resolved to terminate the employment of Mr. Thabang Moroe as Cricket South Africa’s Chief Executive Officer.
“This termination of employment is with immediate effect.
“Cricket South Africa’s decision was based on expert external legal opinion supported by the findings emanating from an independent forensic investigation.
“The independent forensic investigation revealed that Mr. Thabang Moroe had committed acts of serious misconduct which warranted the sanction of dismissal.
“[He] was offered sufficient opportunity to provide representations to the independent forensic auditors and to the Board regarding the allegations of misconduct, which opportunity he failed and/ or refused to utilise.”
The statement adds that Kugandrie Govender will continue in the acting chief executive officer role.
DISMISSED: CEO Thabang Moroe