Charles Carter (*refer to his summary profile) joins the Group as Chief Regional Officer: Americas with effect from 1 June 2022. Charles will be responsible for the Group’s US PGM operations and projects and exploration activities in Argentina in addition to driving our growth strategy in the Americas region.
Charles’ appointment complements the previous appointment of Mika Seitovirta as Chief Regional Officer: Europe in December 2021 to lead the establishment of our European business. Mika will transition into a full-time position on 1 July 2022 after discharging his legacy commitments.
Richard Stewart, who has served as Chief Operating Officer from 1 December 2020, assumes responsibility as Chief Regional Officer: Southern Africa with immediate effect. Richard is supported by an experienced and diverse regional leadership team with responsibility for all aspects of our Southern African business activities including its strategic growth.
Other key changes to existing positions include:
- Themba Nkosi’s role has broadened from Chief Social Performance Officer with a primary focus on South Africa to become Chief Sustainability Officer providing Group leadership on ESG and sustainability with immediate effect
- Reflecting the importance of innovation to the Group’s success, Innovation has been adopted as a sixth value extending our CARES values to iCARES. Robert van Niekerk’s role is augmented from Chief Technical Officer to Chief Technical and Innovation Officer with immediate effect
- Other C-Suite roles remain in line with prior announcements
*More about Charles Carter:
Charles has extensive business experience through his senior leadership roles, particularly in North America. He has held executive roles in gold exploration, mining and refining in South Africa, Colombia and the United States during a 25 year career at AngloGold Ashanti Ltd prior to joining Sibanye-Stillwater. He is a past chairman of the Denver Gold Group and has been a director of the Rand Refinery. Executive accountabilities at AngloGold Ashanti included Group Strategy, Corporate Finance and Business Development, Investor Relations and Communications, Global HR, and executive lead for the Colombia business. Charles began his career at Anglo American and has also worked for RFC Corporate Finance. In addition to his graduate studies he has also completed management development programmes at the Colorado School of Mines, Kellogg School of Management at North-western University and at Harvard. Charles’s significant experience in America will prove invaluable for the growth of our American business.
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