Kruger CEO Glenn Phillips Resigns

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Post by Lisbeth » Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:10 am

Not a word of explanation :O^
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:O^ 0*\

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Post by Richprins » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:40 am

Glenn Phillips resigns from SANParks
Phillips has cited personal reasons for his decision and expressed pride in the fact that he had the privilege of working with a team of dedicated rangers and conservationists during the past four years.
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The managing executive of Kruger National Park (KNP), Glenn Phillips, has resigned from South African National Parks (SANParks) after 16 years of service.

SANParks CEO, Fundisile Mketeni announced it earlier today and lauded Phillips for his services rendered. “During his tenure as managing executive of tourism, Glenn was instrumental in building sound relationships with the tourism industry, implementing responsible tourism principles, streamlining reservation processes as well as the successful implementation of Public-Private Partnerships.



In addition, during his tenure in KNP, he led and guided the revision of the park’s management plan based on an integrated landscape approach. It resulted in the signing of a cooperative agreement between all state and privately-owned conservation areas open to the KNP’s western boundary.

This agreement puts in place a collaborative approach which seeks to stimulate socio-economic development in the region, based on sound environmental management and accountable governance. “His visionary leadership, passion and commitment to SANParks and conservation will be sorely missed,” said Mketeni.

Phillips has cited personal reasons for his decision and expressed pride in the fact that he had the privilege of working with a team of dedicated rangers and conservationists during the past four years. “Despite all odds and at massive personal cost, they managed to reduce the poaching of rhino in KNP.”


He said that although the battle is far from over, without the efforts of these dedicated individuals the situation would be far worse than it currently is.

Mketeni will act as managing executive of the KNP until a suitable replacement has been found.

Phillips was appointed on a five-year contract early in 2015 after the position had been vacant since April 2014 when the former managing executive, Abe Sibiya, left.

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Re: Kruger CEO Glenn Phillips Resigns

Post by Lisbeth » Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:07 am

Personal reasons? Covers just about everything lol
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Post by Richprins » Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:54 pm

He is personally sick of having to deal with political children, I think. lol
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Post by Lisbeth » Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:08 pm

Maybe, or he has been kindly asked to leave O**
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Post by Alf » Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:14 pm

It's a joke
Next trip to the bush??

Let me think......................

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Re: Kruger CEO Glenn Phillips Resigns

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:00 pm

Phillips praised for effective tenure
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MBOMBELA - "I am shattered." "This
is extremely bad news for SANParks."
These are but two of the comments left on
the official Facebook page after SANParks/
Kruger National Park’s announcement of
Glenn Phillips, managing executive of KNP,
leaving the organisation.
The surprise announcement follows
his extended leave in May and June
and rumours about an investigation into
park management. Phillips is exiting the
organisation after 16 years of service.
Phillips was appointed on a five-year
contract early in 2015 after the position
had been vacant since April 2014, when the
former managing executive, Abe Sibiya, left.
Before joining SANParks he had a
successful career in the hotel and tourism
fields.
An administrator of the page lauded
his passion and commitment to
SANParks and the fact that he always
displayed great leadership.
“You have the entire future of Kruger
and surrounding areas at heart... and
leave huge shoes to fill. I salute you,”
she ended her comment.
An honorary ranger described Phillips
as a true visionary that rendered service
of the highest calibre. “The impact he
has made will surely leave a lasting
legacy. We shall always be grateful for
your great leadership and support.”
Several other members
echoed the sentiment, and thanked him
for what he had done for the
organisation and the Kruger in particular.
Well wishes were abundant and sincere.
SANParks CEO, Fundisile Mketeni
lauded Phillips for his services. “During his
tenure as managing executive of tourism,
Glenn was instrumental in building sound
relationships with the tourism industry,
implementing responsible tourism principles,
streamlining reservation processes as well
as the successful implementation of PublicPrivate Partnerships.
"In addition, during his tenure in KNP,
he led and guided the revision of the park’s
management plan based on an integrated
landscape approach. It resulted in the
signing of a cooperative agreement between
all state and privately-owned conservation
areas open to the KNP’s western boundary.
"This agreement puts in place a
collaborative approach which seeks to
stimulate socio-economic development in
the region, based on sound environmental
management and accountable governance.
His visionary leadership, passion and
commitment to SANParks and conservation
will be sorely missed,” said Mketeni.
Phillips has cited personal reasons for his
decision and expressed pride in the fact that
he had the privilege of working with a team
of dedicated rangers and conservationists
during the past four years.
“Despite all odds and at massive personal
cost, they managed to reduce the poaching
of rhino in KNP.”
He said that although the battle is far from
over, without the efforts of these dedicated
individuals the situation would be far worse
than it currently is.
Mketeni will act as managing executive
of the KNP until a suitable replacement has
been found.
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Re: Kruger CEO Glenn Phillips Resigns

Post by Richprins » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:34 pm

The "administrator of the page" is someone who has fired a few of us from the SP forums! lol

But again, not fair on Glenn at all and the reasons are disgusting! :evil:
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Re: Kruger CEO Glenn Phillips Resigns

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:38 pm

Do you know the reasons?
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