Cape Town, South Africa – Lesedi, a prominent African Engineering Procurement Construction and Maintenance company, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mr. Leon van Wyk as its new Chief Executive Officer. This strategic decision marks an exciting milestone following the retirement of Mr. Francis Carruthers, the outgoing CEO and founder of Lesedi, after 22 years of dedicated service.

Leon van Wyk brings an extensive background and a proven record of success in Industrial Markets including utilities and mining portfolios, making him an exceptional choice to lead Lesedi into the future. With a master’s degree in engineering and over a decade of experience in Power Generation and related sectors, Leon’s vision for Lesedi is clear: “I look forward to leading Lesedi as one of Africa’s foremost EPC companies. I believe we are renowned for our excellence in delivering high-quality projects with agility to meet client expectations. By embodying this vision, Lesedi will remain a trusted partner for clients, an employer of choice for top talent, and a catalyst for positive impacts in the EPC industry.”

Leon van Wyk will officially assume the role of CEO on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Mr. Francis Carruthers commented and stated “With Leon’s leadership we anticipate fresh perspectives and opportunities where Lesedi will continue to grow. His visionary and strategic direction will undoubtedly enhance the performance of our company. We wish him well as he embarks on this exciting journey.” Mr. Francis Carruthers will continue to support Lesedi as a Senior Executive in Business Development into 2024.

About Lesedi
Lesedi is a leading engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), and maintenance company delivering integrated, bespoke projects to a full range of industries including Nuclear, Industrial, Oil, and Gas as well as Renewables.

For more information about this partnership and Lesedi Nuclear Services, please contact:
Shane Pereira | Business Development Executive
Lesedi Nuclear Services
Phone: +27 21 525 1444

Lesedi Cape Town Office
12 Edison Way Century Gate Century City, Cape Town, South Africa

Lesedi Gauteng Office
River Falls Office Park, Bushwillow Building 1st, Floor262 Rose Avenue, Doringkloof, Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

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