Citi Business News can confirm that the former Vice President of Corporate Affairs of AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Kwame Addo-Kufuor has moved to another mining firm, Newmont.
[contextly_sidebar id=”2MqYjCGgfB9QLR5Hdp2oMKRssXL8VkF0″]According to a statement from Newmont, Kwame Addo – Kufuor has been appointed as the Regional Chief Financial Officer for Newmont Africa.
‘Newmont Africa has announced the appointment of Kwame Addo-Kufuor to its Africa Regional Leadership Team.
Kwame Addo-Kufuor has assumed the position of Regional Chief Financial Officer (RCFO) with accountability for the Region’s Finance, Business Planning, Tax, Internal Audit and Information Technology services’.
Kwame Addo-Kufuor resigned from Anglo Gold Ashanti early this month after being with the company for 18 years.
Kwame has also worked with Price Waterhouse London and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana.
He has held various senior positions in the mining industry in Ghana including First Vice President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines.
Meanwhile Newmont has also appointed Robert Agbozo as it Senior Director, Legal Affairs with responsibility for the Region’s Legal and Ethics Compliance services.
Robert Agbozo who will have oversight responsibility for Newmont Africa’s Legal Function also assumes the role of Board Secretary to Newmont Ghana Gold Limited and Newmont Golden Ridge Limited’s Board of Directors.
Prior to taking up his new role, Robert was the Manager, Legal Affairs.
“The appointment of Kwame Addo-Kufuor and Robert Agbozo aligns with our Regional Inclusion and Diversity strategy of increasing the representation of nationals in Newmont Africa’s senior leadership positions,” said Johan Ferreira, the Regional Senior Vice President of Newmont Mining Corporation’s Africa Operations.
“Kwame and Robert bring broad experience in diverse areas that supports the company’s strategy of running a sustainable business that creates shared value for its stakeholders.”
Newmont’s Global Inclusion & Diversity efforts are geared towards ensuring an equitable representation of women and nationals across the organization.
By: Vivian Kai Lokko/citifmonline.com/Ghana