CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER / JOINT ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
B Eng (Metal), Masters Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, MBA Johan was previously the Deputy COO for Highveld Steel. He has also held various senior positions at Mittal Steel and at Highveld Steel.
EXECUTIVE HEAD: HUMAN RESOURCES & CORPORATE AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
DPLR, Unisa School of Business Sam was previously employed by Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation as General Manager: Human Resources. He has over 25 years’ experience in various positions in the mining and steel manufacturing industries.
GENERAL MANAGER: ALLOYS
B.Eng (Electronics – University of Pretoria) Maarten was previously a Managing Director at Siltech Technologies (PTY) LTD. He held General Works Manager positions for over 10 years. He has over 12 years’ experience in the mining industry.
GENERAL MANAGER: MINERAL RESOURCES
B-Tech Degree: Mining Engineering (University of Johannesburg); National Diploma and National Higher Diploma in Metal Mining (Wits Technikon), Mine Managers Certificate; Blasting Certificate; Onsetters Certificate (DMR); MAP (Wits Business School). Hardley worked for Dilokong Mine (ASA Metals) before joining Hernic in May 2017.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER / JOINT ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CA (SA), PMD (UCT Graduate School of Business) Willem was previously the General Manager Finance for Arcelor Mittal SA. Willem has over 21 years’ experience in the various areas of Finance, Treasury and Corporate Finance. He also held positions as CFO and Financial Controller at Iscor Ltd.
EXECUTIVE HEAD: MARKETING
M.Phil. Mineral Economic (Rand Afrikaans University SA), Honors Bachelor Science(Rand Afrikaans University SA) and Bachelor Science (Rand Afrikaans University SA) Francois was appointed Executive Manager Marketing for International Ferro Metals(IFM). He has over 30 years’ experience in various marketing fields. He also worked for BHP Billiton and Samancor Limited holding various managerial positions.
EXECUTIVE HEAD: LEGAL & CORPORATE SECRETARIAT SERVICES
BA, LLB (University Of Natal), LLM (University Of Witwatersrand) Cecilia is promoted as Executive Head: Legal & Secretariat Services as of 1st August 2014. Prior to her promotion she served as Head: Legal & Secretariat with the company. She also worked as Senior Legal Counsel at Gold Fields and participated in various Committees at the Chamber of Mines. She has over 10 years’ experience in various areas of Corporate, environmental and mining law. She was admitted as an attorney to the High Court of South Africa in 2002.
EXECUTIVE HEAD SAFETY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
BSc (Medical Sciences - University of Pretoria), HBSc Environmental Monitoring and Modelling, MSc Environmental Sciences qualifications. Before joining Hernic, Elzanne worked for Glencore (Xstrata) Lydenburg Smelter in 2009 - 2014 as Sustainable Development Manager.
|Mr Andries Ebersöhn||Works Manager - Alloys|
|Mr Ockert Kanis||Manager - Engineering|
|Mr Albert Hartmann||Manager - Mining|
|Mr Riaan Verster||Manager – Furnaces & Sinter Plant|
|Mr Jacques Hartze||Manager - Services|
|Mr Kanan Subramani||Manager – Chrome Recovery Plant & Ore Beneficiation|
|Ms Henda Fouché||Manager - Finance|
|Mr Alfred Pawson||Manager - Information Technology|
|Ms Monita Böhmer||Manager - Human Resources|
|Mr Christopher Chrystal||Legal Counsel|
|Mr Kobus Louw||Manager - Supply Chain|
|Mr Viren Magan||Head – Business Assurance Services|