Christine Ramon


Job Title: non-executive director



Christine Ramon, served as Anglo Gold Ashanti's CFO from October 2014 until 2022, when she took early retirement and became the non-executive director of Vodafone. She was also interim CEO of AngloGold Ashanti from September 2020 to August 2021. She has held senior financial management and executive positions in various companies, including CFO of Sasol. Prior to this, she was CEO of Johnnic Holdings , having previously served as its financial director. Christine has served on the boards of Transnet and Johnnic Communications. She is currently a non-executive director on the boards of MTN Group and Lafarge (France).

Christine is also a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of South Africa. She served previously as a member of the standing advisory committee to the International Accounting Standards Board and currently serves as deputy chair of the Financial Reporting Standards Council of South Africa. Christine is also the chairperson of the CFO Forum of South Africa.

Christine Ramon was awarded the 2016 Finance & Technology award by CFO South Africa. 

2022 – Present   Non-Executive Director, Vodafone Group
2021 – 2022        Chief Financial Officer, AngloGold Ashanti
2020 – 2021        Interim Chief Executive Officer, AngloGold Ashanti
2014 – 2020        Chief Financial Officer, AngloGold Ashanti
2013 – 2006        Chief Financial Officer, Sasol Limited
2004 – 2006        Chief Executive Officer, Johnnic Holdings Limited
2004 – 2010        Non-Executive Director, Transnet Limited
2003 – 2006        Non-Executive Director, Johnnic Communications Limited
2003 – 2006        Non-Executive Director, Gallagher Estate Holdings Limited
2003 – 2006        Non-Executive Director, Durban Add-Ventures Limited
2003 – 2004        Financial Director, Johnnic Holdings Limited
1995 – 2003        Senior General Manager, Finance, Johnnic Holdings Limited
1994 – 1994        Audit Manager, Coopers & Lybrand
1994 – 1995        Finance Controller, Pepsi, New Age Beverages Limited
1992 – 1993        Audit Supervisor, Coopers & Lybrand
1985 – 1992        Audit Manager, Coopers & Lybrand

1999 – 1999         Senior Executive Program, Harvard University
1989 – 1989         B.Compt Hons. Accounting, Auditing, UNISA
1985 – 1988         B.Compt Accounting, Auditing, UNISA

About AngloGold Ashanti: AngloGold Ashanti is the third-largest gold mining company in the world, measured by production. It has 17 mines gold mines in nine countries, as well as several exploration programmes in both the established and new gold producing regions of the world.

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