Pretoria - The Presidency's Chief Operations Officer, Trevor Fowler, is to leave the Presidency at the end of August to pursue his career in engineering.
"The Presidency and its Chief Operations Officer have decided to part ways by mutual consent," the Presidency announced in a statement on Monday.
Mr Fowler joined the Presidency in 2004. His main responsibilities included overall management and the day-to-day running of the Presidency.
He also served as acting Director General within the Presidency between 1 November 2008 and 5 June 2009.
"As acting director general he was responsible for, among other things, managing the transition from the outgoing to the new administration," said the Presidency.
Director-General in the Presidency, Vusi Mavimbela, thanked Mr Fowler for his loyal, professional and dedicated service to the government and wished him well in his future endeavours.