Sibanye-Stillwater has appointed Richard Cox as Executive Vice President (EVP): SA gold operations, effective from 1 February 2021 after the passing of Shadwick Bessit on 16 January 2021.
Richard Cox has more than 27 years’ experience in the gold and PGM mining industries, with his last appointment before joining Sibanye-Stillwater being, senior general manager at Anglo American Platinum’s Mogalakwena PGM complex. He has a proven track record of leading sizeable operations in achieving improved safety, health and environmental performance, launching cutting edge business solutions, and driving greater efficiencies.
Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman commented: “We welcome Richard to the executive team and look forward to the positive input he will make and leadership he will bring to the very competent SA gold operational team. We are grateful to be able to draw from an extensive bench of experienced managers in our talent pool.”