Johannesburg, South Africa — 07 May 2012 – Village Main Reef has announced that current CFO Marius Saaiman has been appointed as joint CEO of the company.
Saaiman was previously the CFO of Simmer and Jack and in early 2011 stepped in as acting CEO of Simmers. Prior to his involvement at Simmers, Marius was responsible for coverage of the resource sector as well as advising on M&A within this sector at Macquarie. He previously held positions as an investment advisor at African Global Capital and as head of the corporate finance and treasury at Kumba Iron Ore. Before this, he was vice president in the Corporate Finance Department at Anglo American plc. He was appointed as CFO of Village on 29 June 2011.
Saaiman studied BCom majoring in accounts and audits at the Rand Afrikaans University, followed by a BCom Honours degree. He successfully concluded his Chartered Institute of Management Accountants final exam and is PAAB CA(SA) registered, and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).