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Management

Steve Curtis, C.A. (SA) - Chief Executive Officer

stevecMr Curtis is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience and has held a number of senior financial positions in the manufacturing industry. Before joining Caledonia in March 2006, he was Director Finance and Supply Chain for Avery Dennison SA and prior to this Financial Director and then Managing Director of Jackstadt GmbH South African operation.

Mr Curtis is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and graduated from the University of Cape Town. He was appointed to the Caledonia board in July 2008.  Steve was appointed Caledonia's Chief Executive Officer in November 2014, prior to which he was Caledonia's Chief Financial Officer

 

Dana Roets B.Sc. - Chief Operating Officer 

danarDana Roets is a qualified Mining Engineer and holds a B.Sc. Mining Engineering degree from Pretoria University (1986) and an MBA from the University of Cape Town (1995). Mr Roets is a South African national with over 26 years of operational and managerial experience in the South African gold and platinum industry.

He started his career with Gold Fields at the St Helena Gold Mine as a graduate trainee and progressed via various operational roles from being an underground shift boss to become Vice President and Head of Operations at Kloof Gold Mine in January 1999 at which time Kloof produced over 1,000,000 ounces of gold per annum. More recently, Mr Roets was the COO at Great Basin Gold which had gold mining operations in the United States of America and South Africa.

Mark Learmonth - Chief Financial Officer  

marklMr Learmonth joined Caledonia in July 2008. Prior to this, he was a Division Director of Investment Banking at Macquarie First South in South Africa, and has over 17 years' experience in corporate finance and investment banking, predominantly in the resources sector in Africa.

Mr Learmonth graduated from Oxford University and is a chartered accountant. Mr Learmonth is a member of the Executive Committee of the Chamber of Mines, Zimbabwe.  Mr Learmonth was appointed Caledonia's Chief Financal Officer in November 2014.

Caxton Mangezi - General Manager and Director, Blanket Mine 

management3Mr Mangezi is a qualified miner and mine manager. He has worked at Blanket Gold Mine since 1969 in a range of roles including geological technician, overseer miner and underground manager.

Mr Mangezi has been General Manager of Blanket Mine since 1993, with full responsibility for day-to-day operations.

Maurice Mason - VP Corporate Development & Investor Relations 

Maurice Mason

Maurice is is an engineer with an MBA from Henley Reading University. Until recently, Maurice was a securities analyst at Stifel, a US investment bank, where he focused on the mining sector.

Prior to working as a securities analyst Maurice worked for 6 years with Anglo American in their Platinum and Coal operations based in both the Johannesburg and London offices.

Maurice is based in London.

Adam Chester - General Counsel, Company Secretary and Head of Risk and Compliance

adamchester

Mr Chester is a dual qualified lawyer (England and Jersey, Channel Islands) and previously worked as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales at international law firms in the City of London and, more recently, as an advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey at an international offshore law firm in which he was a partner.  

He has extensive experience advising businesses and individuals on a variety of commercial and corporate legal issues.  Mr Chester was appointed General Counsel, Company Secretary and Head of Risk and Compliance in January 2017.