Lee-Anne will be taking over from long-serving Perseus CFO Elissa Brown as of 1 November.
Australian-headquartered Perseus Mining has announced the appointment of South African Lee-Anne de Bruin as its new CFO following the resignation of Elissa Brown with effect from 31 October.
After a brief handover period, Lee-Anne will formally assume the CFO role on 1 November.
According to a statement by the company, Lee-Anne has an “impressive history” in senior finance roles in the resources sector, both in Australia and Africa, and she is “well equipped” for her new role.
Most recently, Lee-Anne served as the CFO of Australian-based Resolute Mining for three years. Prior to that, she served as a CFO for companies like Newmont Goldcorp Corporation and Gem Diamonds. Other roles include head of project function, iron ore, at BHP Billiton, managing director of Kimberley Diamonds, CEO and financial manager of Gem Diamonds, and group financial manager of Unitrans. She started her career as an audit senior after completing her articles at Deloitte and holds a B.Acc degree from the University of Witwatersrand.
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