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In a press release dated 22 October 2012, the Competition
Commission announced its appointment of Clinton Oellermann as the
divisional head of Enforcement & Exemptions, and Ibrahim Bah as
the divisional head of Mergers & Acquisitions.
According to the Commission's statement, Clinton Oellermann,
a former National Programme Manager at the Special Investigating
Unit commenced work at the Enforcement & Exemptions Division on
1 October 2012. "He holds a National Diploma in
Police Management, has completed a Programme in Forensic
Investigative Auditing and is in his fourth year of study towards
an LLB. Mr Oellermann has spent 10 years at the South African
Police (SAPS), specialising in organised and commercial crime
investigations. He then joined a private forensic practice for five
years managing forensic assignments, including serious economic
offences relating to both the private and public sector. He has 11
years of experience in the forensic industry and 15 years
The Commission's statement describes Ibrahim Bah as holding
a Masters degree in Economics. "[He] is currently working
for the Irish Competition Authority in Dublin as a Divisional
Manager for Mergers. He participates on the Advisory Committee of
the European Union Commission on Concentrations and Restrictive
Practices which has afforded him the opportunity to understand the
application of competition law both from a national and regional
perspective. Mr Bah has 14 years of experience in competition and
regulatory issues, coupled with five years of senior management
experience. He was also involved in the development and
implementation of aspects of the South African Competition Act of
1998, in particular, the setting of merger thresholds and
assessment of dominance."
Bah will commence his appointment at the Commission in January
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