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NHA Confirms New CEO Appointment

Effective on 1 January 2019

The National Horseracing Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Vee Moodley as the new Chief Executive, effective 1st January, 2019.

Vee Moodley – takes charge at NHA

Mr Moodley has a stellar career in the horseracing industry, building a wealth of experience and deep knowledge in almost every aspect of the Sport over the past 15 years.

After working as a group accountant, Mr Moodley opted for a career change and began as a Handicapper with the NHA in 2003.  He was then promoted to Racing Control Manager in 2007 and by the end of 2008 he was identified as the Chief Executive designate of the NHA with full working knowledge of the regulatory body, its rules and all of its functions.

In 2010, he was then headhunted to join Phumelela Gaming and Leisure where he became the Executive Director for Sports Betting, and later became Chief Executive of Betting World as well as a member of the main board of Phumelela.  He also served on the boards of Betting World East Cape, Supabets, Superworld and the South African Jockeys Academy.

He currently is a member of the National Racing Committee, National Fixtures Committee, the Handicapping Appeal Committee and the Race Programme Committee.

A man with an unbridled and passionate commitment to thoroughbred horseracing. 

In order to avoid of any conflict of interest, Mr Moodley accepts the post of Chief Executive of the NHA on the grounds that he will no longer hold any directorships nor shares or share options in any part of Phumelela or its betting operations and that his sole and complete focus will be to steer the course of the regulatory body in all its aspects.

In welcoming Mr Moodley, the Board of the NHA believes that his vast experience will enable him to provide a visionary leadership role with strong financial and strategic skills that will enhance the future, the integrity and the transformation of the Sport of Horseracing as well as the core functions of The National Horseracing Authority.

  • Press relkease issued by NHA on 4 December 2018

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4 comments on “NHA Confirms New CEO Appointment

  1. VR says:

    Sad to see Mr Moodley leave Phumelela as he had so much to offer to the staff. However he is the right fit for the NHRA and good luck to him and wishing him all the success in his new role.

  2. Pieta says:

    Wow! Who voted him in?…..weird, I thought he was doing a bad job at the tote…..but hey we might get the quinpot back….

  3. Arnie says:

    Congratulations to you VM and hope you would continue to serve with dignity and honestey throughout your career and a long lasting leadership.

  4. LOL – Pieta, you are funny . The Quinpot @ Milnerton !

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