Wescoal appoints Thivha Tshithavhane as CEO

Thivha Tshithavhane

Wescoal PLC said it has appointed Thivha Tshithavhane as Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary Wescoal Mining with effect from 1st April 2017.

Wescoal said Thivha Tshithavhane has headed up the Group’s mining strategy and business development portfolio for the past 12 months. He is a Chemical Engineer with operational, process design and project management experience in the mineral processing industry spanning over 13 years. Thivha remains an Executive Director of Wescoal.

Outgoing Wescoal Mining CEO Dutch Botes will continue with the company heading up identified growth projects. He will continue to add considerable experience to the planning and implementation of the Company’s expansion initiatives.

Wescoal Holdings CEO Waheed Sulaiman says the change of leadership in the mining division is in line with the company’s planned succession and transformation strategy. “Dutch has contributed greatly to Wescoal’s success and will continue to play a role in our growth going forward.