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Mr Shael Laminie, was appointed the new Senior Financial Accountant at South Western Districts Cricket. He took office on January 17th 2023.
Laminie, who hails from Parkdene in George, was involved in the governance structures of South Western Districts Cricket since 2010 where he first serve as the Treasurer of the South Western Districts Cricket Board and later – with the transition of South Western Districts as a Non-Profit company – as a non-independent director. He became the Vice-President of the Board in July 2017. He also served on the Financial Committee of Western Cape Cricket (Pty) – the holding company of the Cape Cobras. He completed the South African Institute of Charted Accountant Articles in 2011. In his professional accounting career, he was employed by PKF Incorporated Charted Accountants and Registered Auditors, Johan Soekoe Accountants in George and as accountant at Kunste Onbeperk (Klein Karoo National Arts Festival).
“SWD Cricket is very close to my heart, and I am indeed looking forward to the new challenge and is motivated to add new value to the Finance Department at SWD Cricket”, he said. “We are delighted to have Mr Laminie as part of our staff- component. He will bring a lot of expertise and skills to the company and his knowledge of the South African cricket industry will be of immense value. He will be a big asset to our ambitious organization and will bring new blood to the management capacity at SWD Cricket”, said Albertus Kennedy, the Chief Executive Officer of SWD Cricket.
Mr Rudy Claassen, the President of SWD Cricket, thanked Mr Laminie for his loyal and committed contribution during his tenure as Board Member. “He served the Board with integrity and devotion, and I would like wish him all the best with his new endeavors in the company”, he concluded.