The Public Appointments Commitee of parliament on Wednesday interviewed and confirmed the appointment of Paul Limbani Taulo as the new Director of Public Procurement.
President Peter Mutharika appointed Taulo to replace Dye Mawindo.
Mawindo retired after serving at the helm of the Office of the Director of Public Procurement (ODPP) since 2012 and now is chief executive officer (CEO) Millennium Challenge Account-Malawi (MCA-M) taking over from Susan Banda .
Meanwhile, Taulo’s appointment has been approved by the Public Appointments Committee (PAC) of Parliament as stated in the Public Procurement Act.
PAC chairperson Lingtson Belekanyama said the results for their confirmation has been communicated to the appointing authority.
The youthful Taulo was working as collateral manager at AHL Commodity Exchange.
Taulo has experience in collateral management, commodity sourcing, warehousing and procurement and supply chain management, according to his public profile on LinkedIn.
He holds a bachelor of commerce degree majoring in international trade from University of South Africa in 2012 and is currently studying with Amity University of India for a degree majoring in financial and investment analysis.