Pieter du Preez has been appointed as the new CFO of Blyvoor Gold, amid plans of expansion.
Blyvoor Gold has appointed a new CFO, Pieter du Preez, as part of the mine’s plans to target further expansion of its underground and surface operations.
According to the company, it plans to boost its processing capacity further, improve its safety measures and increase its operational efficiency.
Pieter said in a statement:
“South African mining is oversold owing to its infrastructural and other challenges, but this presents opportunities for entrepreneurs."
He explained that Blyvoor has shown how to extract value in this environment by taking a good asset and applying ingenuity, hard work and empathy.
Pieter added that he is excited to be joining the team at a time when the company is building towards greater things.
He brings with him more than 25 years’ experience, and has worked for organisations like Touchstone Capital, Sasfin and Gold Fields. Most recently he led the finance team at Taung Gold as its CFO.
Director Richard Gloyd commented: “With Piere’s expert guidance, Blyvoor can confidently execute its strategic vision of establishing the company as a high-quality, profitable mining asset.”