African Rainbow Minerals: Abigail Mukhuba

Abigail Mukhuba has been the CFO of African Rainbow Minerals since November 2016. She was appointed Financial Director in December 2017. She has also been a non-executive board member and audit committee member of IEMAS Financial Services since March 2014.

Abigail took up the post of Financial Director of African Rainbow Minerals in December 2017. She has 16 years working experience in the financial reporting and tax specialist environment in both the automotive and mining industry. She has a proven track record of taking up opportunities and partnering with core business to maximise the financial needs of the organisation. During this time she has served at KPMG, BMW SA (Pty) Ltd and Exxaro Resources Limited, in financial reporting processes, corporate finance, Taxation and overall JSE Listings reporting. 

She serves on the board and audit committee of IEMAS Financial Services. She also served on the Exxaro Selector pension and provident funds as an employee selected trustee.

Abigail calls herself an urban, modern woman who still embraces her traditional side in order to remain grounded and rooted.

2017 – Present    Financial Director, African Rainbow Minerals
2016 – 2017        Chief Financial Officer, African Rainbow Minerals
2010 – 2016        Group Manager Financial Reporting, Exxaro Resources
2007 – 2010        Manager, Exxaro Resources
2003 – 2007        Corporate and Tax Accountant, BMW South Africa
2001 – 2003        Trainee Accountant, KPMG

2005 – 2006         M.Com South African and International Taxation, RAU
2000 – 2000         B.Com Honours (Accounting), RAU
1997 – 1999         BCompt, Accounting Science

About African Rainbow Minerals: (ARM) is a diversified South African mining company with excellent long-life, low unit cost operations in key commodities. ARM, its subsidiaries, joint arrangements (which include joint ventures and joint operations) and associates explore, develop,

operate and hold interests in the mining and minerals industry. The current operational focus is on precious metals, base metals, ferrous metals and alloys. ARM also has an investment in Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. ARM’s partners at the various South African operations are Anglo American Platinum Limited, Assore Limited, Impala Platinum Holdings Limited, Norilsk Nickel Africa Proprietary Limited and Glencore Operations South Africa Proprietary Limited.


As at 30 June 2017 there were 24 106 employees and most recent revenue number for the group was R9 019 million while for the company it was R6 953.