MC Mining appoints CFO Brenda Berlin as acting CEO

Berlin's appointment follows the resignation of CEO David Brown as of 31 January.

MC Mining has announced the appointment of its CFO Brenda Berlin as its new acting CEO following the resignation of David Brown

According to a statement, Brown’s resignation comes into effect from 31 January but he will continue to be available until 31 March for “any handover and to assist the board in any relevant matters”. 

Commenting Berlin’s appointment, MC Mining chairman Bernard Pryor said:

“I am pleased that Brenda has accepted the role of acting CEO in this key period. She has significant capital-raising experience, amongst other areas, having been the CFO of Impala Platinum Holdings for a period of seven years prior to joining MC Mining.”

He also thanked Brown for his commitment and extensive contribution to the company and wished him well in his future endeavours. 

Berlin is a qualified CA(SA) with a degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and articles completed at PwC South Africa

She joined MC Mining from Impala Platinum Holdings, where she held the position of group CFO. Prior to working at Implats, Berlin worked for Johnnic Holdings and, following its unbundling, remained with JCI assuming responsibility for business development. After leaving JCI she went on to work for Southern Mining Corporation.