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24 March 2010

A release from AGM meeting on the 23/03/2010 - Results of Voting

The following e-mail received from the IPO administrator, and pictures from Marc Schwinges.

Dear Members,

It was good to see so many of you at the Annual General Meeting yesterday, many thanks for taking time out to attend.

The following people were voted on to the Executive Committee:

  1. Bridget Pickering
  2. Dan Jawitz
  3. Desiree Markgraaff
  4. Harriet Gavshon
  5. Levern Engel
  6. Lodi Matsetela
  7. Marvin Saven
  8. Portia Gumede
  9. Ramadan Suleman
  10. Rehad Desai
  11. Tendeka Matatu
  12. Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat

The voting results on the Special Resolutions were as follows:

  1. Name Change: The option of a name change of the IPO - The majority voted against this.
  2. Changes to the Constitution: 1 Seat on the Executive Committee reserved for an IPO member nominated and voted for by paid up Individual Members only and 1 seat on the Executive Committee reserved for an IPO member nominated and voted for by Producer Members in categories a-d (turnover below R10 million). All other seats to be nominated and voted for by all paid up members - The majority voted in favour of this.
  3. SASFED Relationship: To become a Full Member of the South African Screen Federation - The majority voted in favour of this.

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting will follow.

Kind regards,

Dionne Cronin
Independent Producers' Organisation (IPO)




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