Johannesburg, South Africa — MININGREVIEW.COM — 15 April 2010 – Bateman Engineering N.V. has announced that Mike Benfield has been appointed chief financial officer of the Bateman Engineering Group, effective from 1 May 2010.

Benfield joined Bateman Engineering in 2008 as chief financial officer of the Group’s Mineral Recovery division. He had previously held positions that included chief financial officer of Norse Air, where he facilitated its listing on the AIM, and finance executive for Ster Kinekor, where he was involved in developing and implementing strategies around new business initiatives.  

He has B.Com and B.Acc degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a registered CA (SA).