Rafael Fernandes steps in as acting AECI CFO


Rafael will be acting as AECI CFO following the resignation of Aarti Takoordeen.

AECI has appointed Rafael Fernandes as its acting CFO until further notice.

This comes after CFO Aarti Takoordeen resigned for personal reasons, and with immediate effect. She joined the company in February 2022, after Mark Kathan was promoted to CEO of AECI Mining.

Rafael has been group CFO for AECI Mining since 2015 and knows the company and its leadership well. He is a qualified CA(SA) with a BCom honours in accounting, and an ACMA qualification from CIMA. He has also completed the Strategic Financial Leadership Programme at Stanford University.

The company is currently in the process of looking for a new CFO.

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