Amplats finance director to step down in early 2019

An Amplats worker (Picture: AFP)
An Amplats worker (Picture: AFP)

 Anglo American Platinum [JSE:AMS] announced the resignation of its Finance Director Ian Botha on Friday. 

In an update to shareholders, Amplats said that Botha has tendered his resignation and would be "relocating abroad to pursue other career opportunities".

He will continue to serve in his current role until the 2018 annual results are released on February 18, 2019.

Chris Griffith, CEO of Anglo American Platinum, said: "On behalf of the Board and Anglo American Platinum, I would like to thank Ian for his commitment and diligence during his time at Anglo American Platinum.

"He has made an immense contribution, and played an instrumental part in repositioning the business during a period of continued economic uncertainty. We wish him well with his future endeavours.”

The board's nominations committee is set to start looking for a successor. 

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