Leadership

Exective directors assore
Executive directors and board members            
1.

Desmond Sacco (78)  
Chairman
BSc (Hons) (Geology)

Board committee:

* Appointed on 6 August 1974
2.

Charles Walters (50)  
Chief executive officer
BSc (Mech) Eng, BCom, PMD

* Appointed on 1 July 2017

3.

Ross Davies (48)  
Chief financial officer
BCompt (Hons), CA(SA)

Board committee:

*Appointed on 20 February 2018
4.

Patrick Sacco (40) 
Group marketing director
BA (Indus Psych), MA
(Marketing)

* Appointed on 1 July 2007

               
5.

Bastiaan van Aswegen (57)  
Technical and operations director
BEng (Metallurgy), BCom, MEng

Board committee:

* Appointed on 14 October 2011
6. Kieran Daly (49)  
Executive: growth and strategic development
BSc (Mining) Engineering, MBA
7. Bongani Phakathi (48)  
Executive: HR and public affairs
BCom, PG Dip IR
   
Independent non-exective directors assore
Independent non-executive directors            
8.

Edward Southey (76) 
Deputy chairman and lead independent non-executive director
BA, LLB

Board committees:


* Appointed on 2 January 2009
9.

Delight Aitken (42)  
Independent non-executive director
Dip Bus Admin

* Appointed on 1 March 2017

10.

Thandeka Mgoduso (62)  
Independent non-executive director
BA, MA (Clinical Psychology)

Board committee:

* Appointed on 2 February 2015
11.

Sydney Mhlarhi (45)  
Independent non‑executive director
BCom, BAcc, CA(SA)

Board committee:

* Appointed on 15 October 2012
               
12.

William Urmson (76)  
Independent non-executive director
CA(SA)

Board committees:


* Appointed on 1 October 2010
           
Full CV information for our
Directors can be found at
www.assore.com/directorate-2/
       
Member of the board Executive Committee

Board committees:
Remuneration
Audit and Risk
Social and Ethics
Nominations
* Appointed to the Assore board.

 

Tenure  
Board composition      
Executives:   5     
Independent non-executives:   5     
Female:   20%  
Male:   80%  
Historically disadvantaged:   30%  
Non-historically disadvantaged:   70%