American Plc has cut its senior management team to 12 from 16
and consolidated 10 business units into six groups.
"We have announced a
number of management changes for Anglo American to create a
more efficient and agile organization and provide clearer
accountability across the senior team," chief executive officer
Mark Cutifani said in a statement.
The 10 business units
will be consolidated into six groups: Kumba Iron Ore, led by
Norman Mbazima; Iron Ore Brazil, led by Paulo Castellari; coal
(metallurgical and thermal), led by Seamus French; base metals
(copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates), led by Duncan
Wanblad; platinum, led by Chris Griffith; and De Beers, led by
Tony ONeill was
named technical group director at Anglo American.
Brian Beamish, group
director of mining and technology, and David Weston, group
director of business performance and projects, have retired,
the company said. Peter Whitcutt will take over from Weston
under the expanded title of group director of strategy,
business development and commercial.
Médori (finance director), Mervyn Walker (group director
of human resources and corporate affairs) and Khanyisile
Kweyama (executive director, Anglo American South Africa) will
continue in their roles.
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Metal Bulletin.