Monthly Archives: November 2015

Joburg Ballet Media Statement

Further to the statement issued by Mr Dirk Badenhorst’s attorney, Mr Mark Thompson, yesterday (Monday, 23 November) the Board of Directors of Joburg Ballet would like to clarify a number of points.

At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Joburg Ballet on 4 August 2015, headed by Acting Chairman James Campbell, a unanimous resolution was passed to suspend the Chief Executive Officer Dirk Badenhorst, pending the outcome of formal disciplinary proceedings. Investigations had raised serious concerns relating to issues of poor corporate governance and financial mismanagement within the Company.

A disciplinary hearing was scheduled to take place on 11 September 2015; however, the disciplinary hearing was postponed twice at the request of Mr Badenhorst’s attorneys, and was eventually scheduled for 18 November 2015.

On Wednesday, 18 November Mr Badenhorst resigned as CEO of Joburg Ballet prior to the commencement of his … Read More »

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