Ian Kramer takes up interim CFO role at AngloGold Ashanti again

Ian steps into the role following the early retirement of CFO Christine Ramon on 30 June.

AngloGold Ashanti has appointed its senior VP of group finance Ian Kramer as interim CFO following the early retirement of Christine Ramon on 30 June.

Ian previously served as the interim CFO when Christine was serving as the interim CEO of the mine, but returned to his senior VP role when the company appointed Alberto Calderon as its new CEO, seeing Christine return to the role of CFO.

He joined AngloGold Ashanti on 1 November 2012 as a vice president of finance, mainly responsible for all JSE and NYSE external reporting responsibilities of AngloGold Ashanti. He was promoted to senior vice president of group finance on 1 March 2019 taking responsibility for all financial and management reporting aspects of the group.

Prior to joining AngloGold Ashanti, Ian spent 20 years at KPMG, 11 thereof as an external audit partner as part of KPMG’s Energy and Natural Resources Business Unit, mainly focusing on the mining industry. As partner, he was seconded to KPMG Toronto, Canada in an advisory partner capacity. During the latter part of his career at KPMG, he was appointed as the KPMG head of mining for Africa.

The company has launched an international search process for a permanent CFO.