Johannesburg, South Africa — MININGREVIEW.COM — 09 September 2009 – Wesizwe Platinum has announced that current independent non-executive director Iraj Abedian has been appointed chairman of the company with immediate effect.
A statement issued here explained that he had been elected to replace acting chairman R.G. Rainey for practical reasons, as Mr. Rainey was located in the United Kingdom.
Abedian is an honorary professor of economics at Pretoria University, and is a director of a number of listed and unlisted companies. He was the founder and director of the applied fiscal research centre (AFReC) at the University of Cape Town, and has consulted on economic policy issues to public and private sector organisations in South Africa and internationally.