Van der Merwe new boss of Stadio
PRIVATE school operator Curro Holdings yesterday appointed Dr Chris van der Merwe as the group chief executive of its tertiary education business, Stadio Holdings, with effect from July 1. Stadio Holdings is an investment company which focuses on expansion and development in the tertiary education space, through its various brands. Its vision is to widen access to tertiary education through both contact and distance learning. Van der Merwe already serves as a non-executive director on the board of Curro and will act as strategic adviser to Curro. The JSE-listed group also re-affirmed its intention to unbundle and list Stadio Holdings separately during the course of this year.