Zug, Switzerland — MININGREVIEW.COM — 18 March 2010 – Swiss-based, diversified mining group Xstrata Plc has appointed Andile Sangqu as executive director for Xstrata South Africa with immediate effect.
In a statement released here the company said Sangqu would act as Xstrata’s key representative in South Africa, representing the interests of Xstrata plc, Xstrata Alloys and Xstrata Coal in the region.
Until recently, he was group executive director of Kagiso Trust Investments, and was previously CEO of Prodigy-Coris Asset Management. Sangqu has over 14 years of experience in senior financial managerial roles in a range of industries, including mining. He will sit on the executive committees of both Xstrata Alloys and Xstrata Coal, and will report to the Xstrata plc Transformation Committee, chaired by chief executive Mick Davis.