Bothwell Mazarura new Kumba CFO

Kumba Iron Ore has appointed Bothwell Mazarura (pictured) as chief financial officer and executive director, effective 1 September 2017. Mazarura takes over from Johan Prins, Kumba’s head of finance, who has been acting CFO since 11 May 2017.

Themba Mkhwanazi, CEO of Kumba, said:

"We are delighted that Bothwell has agreed to join Kumba. His extensive knowledge and experience make him an ideal fit. With a track record of working across a broad range of sectors, he is a welcome addition to the team and I look forward to working with him."

Mazarura currently serves as CFO at Wescoal Holdings Limited, a position he has held since July 2016. He previously held various senior financial roles at Lonmin Plc since 2010. These include group head of finance, head of treasury and acting CFO. Prior to Lonmin Plc, Mazarura held a position as a partner at Deloitte & Touche, since 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree from the University of South Africa and is an accredited CA in three jurisdictions - England and Wales, South Africa and Zimbabwe.