Capital CFO André Koekemoer resigns to return to South Africa

André will be stepping down as CFO on 1 March to return to South Africa for personal reasons.

Capital, a mining services company focused on the African markets, has announced the resignation of its CFO André Koekemoer, who will be returning to South Africa for personal reasons.

André was appointed CFO in December 2017. He has been with Capital Drilling since 2009, where he has performed several roles, including operations financial manager, commercial manager LATAM, group financial controller and deputy CFO.

Prior to joining Capital Drilling, André was the group financial manager at iBurst Africa, where he was part of the team deploying telecoms systems into Africa, with successful deployments in Western, Central, Eastern and Southern Africa. André holds a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of the Free State, as well as an advanced diploma in management accounting from CIMA.

Giles Everist will be taking over from André when he leaves the company on 1 March 2021. Giles has spent the large majority of his 30 plus year career in the international mining sector in CFO, executive and non-executive roles with listed global companies across Africa, Asia, South America and Australia. He most recently held the roles of non-executive director and then CFO at ASX-listed Macmahon Holdings during a period of significant growth and transformation for the company. He also holds non-executive directorship with ASX-listed Austal and Norwood Systems, including the role of chair of audit and risk committees for both companies.