South African coal and heavy minerals company Exxaro Resources Ltd. has announced the appointment of Jeffrey van Rooyen as the company’s new independent non-executive Chairman of the Board.
“Exxaro is pleased to announce that Mr J van Rooyen, who joined the Board in August 2008 has been appointed as the new independent non-executive chairman of the Board,” the company said in a statement.
“He contributes a wealth of skills and experience and will undoubtedly steer the Board with prudence and integrity.”
Previous to his latest appointment, van Rooyen stood as the Chairman of the Audit Committee, having resigned from this role at the end of May.
Additionally, he has also acted as the Chairman of the Financial Reporting Standards Council (FRSC), the CEO of the Financial Service Board, and been a Partner at Deloitte & Touche during his career.
Further, van Booyen currently acts as a Director for a number of companies including the Uranus Group, MTN Group and Pick n Pay Stores.