The Namdeb Board of Directors hereby confirm the appointment of Riaan Burger as Namdeb Diamond Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
Riaan is a mechanical engineer by profession and holds an Executive MBA from the
University of Stellenbosch Business School. He has been with Namdeb for twenty-two years and has extensive experience ranging from general management, leading long term strategic projects, developing new mining methods as well as leading change. Prior to this appointment, Riaan has been the Chief Operating Officer of Namdeb since November 2011.
Riaan assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer at a time when Namdeb faces tremendous challenges. The Namdeb Board of Directors call on all stakeholders to rally behind Riaan as he takes on his new role; and wish him much success in this new challenging assignment.