Sam Randazzo steps in as MC Mining’s interim CEO

Sam will serve in the role until a permanent CEO has been appointed in Brenda Berlin’s place.

MC Mining has announced the appointment of non-executive director Sam Randazzo as its interim CEO while the company is finalising the recruitment process for a new CEO. Sam steps into the role following the resignation of Brenda Berlin, who will step down on 15 February.

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Sam is chairman of the company’s audit and risk committee and a member of the nomination and remuneration committee. He is a qualified CA with over 25 years’ experience in the mining industry. He has extensive public company exposure as well as operational management experience across a variety of projects in Africa and the rest of the globe. This includes roles as CEO, CFO, chairman and directorship positions of listed companies.

MC Mining chairman Bernard Pryor thanked Sam for agreeing to serve as interim CEO. He said that the process to recruit a permanent CEO is at an advanced stage and the board anticipates this will be completed in the near future. Brenda has worked closely with Sam to facilitate an orderly handover.