Christine Ramon nominated for CFO Awards 2018

The Port Elizabeth-born executive won the Finance & Technology Award in 2016

AngloGold Ashanti CFO Christine Ramon has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2018. Christine won the Finance & Technology Award in 2016.

 

The annual 'Oscars for South African CFOs', the CFO Awards recognise CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions, and awards them for outstanding performance and leadership.

 

The Port Elizabeth-born executive is a chartered accountant and a graduate of the Senior Executive Programme at Harvard Business School. Nominated as a Young Global leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007, she served as CFO of Sasol from 2006 until 2013 and was also a CEO, COO and Financial Director of Johnnic Holdings earlier in her career. She continues to remain actively involved in accounting structures and is in demand for her views on digital transformation after taking the reins at AngloGold Ashanti in 2014. Christine completed her articles at Coopers & Lybrand, where she worked from 1985 to 1994, in various positions and countries, before rising to the post of Audit Manager and receiving a secondment as the Deputy Finance Director to the Independent Electoral Commission during South Africa's first democratic elections.

 

“I enjoy having the opportunity to influence the profession,” she says, referring to her role as chairperson of the much-vaunted CFO Forum, a collective of the country’s most important CFOs that lobbies for optimal regulations.  

 

AngloGold Ashanti is the third-largest gold mining company in the world, measured by production. 

It has 17 mines gold mines in 9 countries, as well as several exploration programmes in both the established and new gold producing regions of the world.

AngloGold Ashanti produced 3.628Moz of gold in 2016, generating $4.08bn in gold income, utilising $811m capital expenditure. AngloGold Ashanti has an attributable Ore Reserve of 50.1Moz of gold and an attributable Mineral Resource of 214.7Moz