Kumba Iron Ore appoints Orion Minerals' South African CFO Michelle Jenkins as director


Michelle has been appointed as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 November.

Kumba Iron Ore has announced the appointment of Orion Minerals’ CFO of South Africa Michelle Jenkins as an independent non-executive director of the board with effect from 1 November. 

Michelle has held the role of CFO and FD with a number of exploration and mining companies throughout Africa. Her experience across multiple jurisdictions includes operating resources ventures and has been instrumental in start-ups, corporate acquisitions and disposals. Most recently, Michelle was the CFO of Taurus Gold with gold assets in West Africa. She was also FD of Duration Fold with assets in Zimbabwe as well as a director within the Clarity Capital Group, a private investment and advisory services company. Prior to that, she was an executive director of Pangea Exploration

About her appointment, Kumba board chairman Mandla Gantsho said:

“Michelle has excellent mining, corporate governance and audit experience which will further strengthen the Kumba board. The board looks forward to drawing on her knowledge and insights and congratulates Michelle on her appointment.”

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