AngloGold Ashanti Appoints Kelvin Dushnisky As Its New CEO

Gold miner, AngloGold Ashanti recently appointed Kelvin Dushnisky as its new CEO and executive director on its  board.

The position is effective from September 1st, 2018, and is a replacement for outgoing CEO, Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat), who’ll be heading up Vedanta Resources at the end of August 2018.

Image: Kelvin Dushnisky ©Barrick Gold
Image: Kelvin Dushnisky ©Barrick Gold

Dushnisky joins AngloGold Ashanti from Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick) where he was responsibile for Barrick’s overall business and the execution of its operating plans and strategic priorities across Australia, Africa, the Middle East, North America and South America.

“Following an extremely competitive global search, we’re pleased to name someone of Kelvin’s calibre and experience to lead this organisation,” said AngloGold Ashanti chairman, Sipho Pityana.

“Kelvin brings to us an impeccable set of values, a deep understanding of operating a large, complex global portfolio of mining assets and projects, and a keen familiarity of an evolving geopolitical landscape. He will head a strong, cohesive team committed to executing AngloGold Ashanti’s strategy of sustainably improving returns, through disciplined capital allocation,” stated Pityana.

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