Ian Botha


Job Title: CFO

Company: RHI Magnestia


Ian Botha graduated with a PGDA from Cape Town University in 1993. He became a charted accountant (SA) in 1995. After a diverse and interesting career in mining he was appointed financial director of Anglo American Platinum in May 2015. He resigned from Anglo American Platinum on 18 February 2019. He is currently the CFO of RHI Magnestia. Ian was previously group financial controller of Anglo American Plc, a position he held since Nov 2009. Prior to this, he was CFO of Anglo American’s Coal Division and its Ferrous Metals & Industrial Division. He has also held a number of different non-executive directorships. 

2019 - Present        Chief Financial Officer, RHI Magnestia
2015 – 2018            Finance Director, Anglo American Platinum, SA
2013 – 2015            Non-Executive Director, LaFarge Tarmac, UK
2009 – 2015            Group Financial Controller, Anglo American Plc, UK
2009 – 2015            Member Board of Trustees, Anglo American Plc, UK
2008 – 2009            Chief Financial Officer: Anglo American Plc - Coal Division, UK
2008 – 2009            Non-Executive Director, Cerrejon, Colombia
2004 – 2008            Non-Executive Director, The Scaw Metals Group, SA
2004 – 2008            Non-Executive Director, Samancor Manganese, SA
2003 – 2008            Chief Financial Officer: Anglo American Plc – Ferrous Metals and Industrial Division, SA
2006 – 2007            Non-Executive Director, Hulamin Limited, SA
2004 – 2007            Non-Executive Director, Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation, SA
2004 – 2007            Non-Executive Director, Tongaat Hulett, SA
2004 – 2005            Non-Executive Director, BoartLongyear, SA
1995 – 2001            Various roles in Corporate Finance from Analyst (1996) to  Vice President (2003), SA

1995                        CA (SA), SAICA 
1992 – 1993           PGDA, Commerce, University of Cape Town
1989 – 1991           B.Com, University of Cape Town

About RHI Magnestia: RHI Magnesita N.V. is a supplier of refractory products, systems and services. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

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