Johannesburg, South Africa — MININGREVIEW.COM — 07 April 2009 – Diversified resources group Exxaro Resources (Exxaro) has announced that Trevor Arran has been appointed as executive general manager for the mineral sands and base metals commodity division of the company.
Until now Arran has headed the group’s corporate affairs and strategy division, which includes responsibility for the investor relations function. He has broad experience in the mining industry, supplemented by financial experience gained in equity markets, investment banking and new business.
His qualifications include a BSc (Hons)(Econ Geo), Advanced Management Programme (GIBS/University of Pretoria), Business and Environment Programme (Cambridge) and a diploma in project management.
In his new position he will assume responsibility for Exxaro’s mineral sands and base metals businesses in South Africa, Namibia and China, as well as the group’s interests in the Tiwest joint venture in Australia. This division has an asset value of approximately R13 billion and employs some 1 700 people.