Yesterday, Afrox reviewed Board personnel changes during 2011 which included the resignation of four Directors, and the appointment of two additions.
The announcement came in coordination with Afrox’s annual financial report for the year ended 31st December 2011, and offered a summary of the year’s personnel shifts.
Among those to resign in 2011 included Non-Executive Director, Karen Oliver, Managing Director, Tjaart Kruger and Independent Director, Sipho Pityana. The most senior resignation came from Kent Masters, Chairman and Non-Executive Director.
Those appointed included, Mike Huggon, who was appointed a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Afrox Board, in addition to Matthias von Plotho who was also made Non-Executive Director.
Brett Kimber, most recent addition, was appointed Managing Director from 1st January 2012.
Burckhardt Compression has appointed Dr Daniel Schillinger as a new Executive Board Member.
Gas detection expert, Industrial Scientific Corporation has promoted Kevin Miller to Chief Operating Officer and Vice President. This marks the second high level appointment for the firm in recent weeks.
The UK based company, Weldability-SIF has extended its range of Sifbronze copper coated wire to accommodate robot welding applications. In addition, the firm has also appointed a new Marketing Manager.
A landmark agreement has been signed between Air Products South Africa and Sasol Chemical Industries, which will see Air Products purchase the Sasolburg A2100 air separation unit (ASU), and simultaneously commence with a new long-term supply agreement.
At a time when the Southern and pan-African mining and engineering sectors are facing many challenges, companies are looking for suppliers which can offer them the widest and most robust range of products to assist them in addressing the challenges that they face.
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