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Petra Hires Internally for CFO and COO Roles

Jun 1, 2016 9:49 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Petra Diamonds has appointed Jacques Breytenbach as its chief financial officer and Koos Visser as chief operating officer effective June 30.

Breytenbach has been Petra’s finance manager for operations since 2006 and joined the miner from Anglo Platinum, where he held various positions, including finance manager for capital projects.

Visser, meanwhile, has held the role of group operations manager at Petra since 2005. Prior to the joining the company, he held several roles at Impala Platinum, including utilities and technical services manager.

The appointments follow David Abery's decision to step down as finance director “to pursue other opportunities” after 13 years in the role. Abery (pictured) will continue to be available to the company in an advisory capacity  as part of the succession process, Petra said.
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