New CFO for Northam Platinum
Northam Platinum advises that Alet Coetzee has been appointed as the company’s chief financial officer with effect from 15 November 2018. Alet replaces Ayanda Khumalo who is stepping down with effect from 1 November 2018. He will be taking time off before embarking on the next phase of his career.
Alet will serve on the board in an executive capacity. As group financial controller, her current responsibilities include the coordination, consolidation and reporting of the group’s financial results.
Alet has more than ten years’ experience of and exposure to the mining and manufacturing industries which includes the auditing of large, listed and multi-locational companies for EY, where she was associate director. She holds a B Com (Hons) in Accounting Sciences from the University of Pretoria, along with a CA(SA).
Northam chief executive Paul Dunne welcomed Alet to the board: “In a relatively short space of time Alet has become integral to the Northam finance function. She has worked closely with Ayanda, in overhauling the finance department and its responsibilities, in line with the group’s expansion and M&A activity.
“Alet’s proactive and professional approach is a credit to this organisation, and we are pleased that Northam will continue to benefit from her strong organisational and analytical abilities,” he said.
Chairman of the board Brian Mosehla paid tribute to the outgoing CFO, thanking him for his unwavering loyalty over a period of eight years, and for overseeing the reorganisation and expansion of the group’s financial and administrative departments in line with the growth strategy and its delivery.
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