McKinsey ‘apology’ is full of platitudes – Corruption Watch

Demonstrators hold up a poster during a protest against McKinsey over 'irregular payments' involving Eskom and Trillian on 5 October 2017. Picture: Supplied.

McKinsey’s belated and inadequate response to its gross, and, it appears, criminal malfeasance with regard to its relationship with Eskom and Trillian, does not begin to address the substance of our concerns.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

McKinsey has admitted it had made mistakes while working with Gupta-linked company Trillian, and Eskom.

The consultancy firm released a statement on Tuesday saying after a four-month-long investigation it’s decided to suspend all work for state-owned companies until further notice.

McKinsey also said it wishes it had done things differently when working for Eskom.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Corruption Watch Executive Director David Lewis.

Listent to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

…They refuse to cooperate…

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

It [the 'apology'] is full of a lot of platitudes.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

The prospect of a US investigation…

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

How did Trillian and MicKinsey persuade Eskom to enter into a contract that was obviously illegal?

David Lewis, Corruption Watch

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