Izak Van der Walt new Wescoal CFO

Izak Van der Walt took over as CFO and executive director of JSE-listed mining company Wescoal on 1 September, replacing Bothwell Mazarura, who left to pursue a role as FD at Kumba Iron Ore.

Van der Walt, a chartered accountant, joined Wescoal in August 2015 as group financial director and, in 2015, held the role of acting CFO for nearly a year. He currently serves as executive director of Wescoal subsidiary Wescoal Mining, and as an executive director of the recently acquired Keaton Energy.

Prior to his role at Wescoal, Izak was the finance process lead 1SAP project, at BHP Billiton, for little over three years.