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De Beers Appoints Gareth Mostyn As Chief Financial Officer

20 january 2012

On 19 January 2012 The Board of De Beers s.a. announced the appointment of Gareth Mostyn as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. He will report directly to Philippe Mellier, De Beers Group CEO, and be appointed to the Board of De Beers s.a., as Lynette Gould, head of Media Relations at De Beers Group, told Rough&Polished.
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr. Mostyn will join De Beers from Anglo American plc, where he has served as Head of Corporate Finance reporting to Finance Director, René Médori. Mr. Mostyn has been with Anglo American since 2008, prior to which he spent twelve years with The BOC Group plc, a leading global gas and engineering company.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Mellier said, “I am pleased to be able to add Gareth to De Beers’ management team. He is already familiar with our business, and will bring that knowledge, hands on experience and proven track record to the role. As CFO, Gareth will be instrumental in sharpening our strategic focus and helping to identify value creating opportunities.”
Mr. Mostyn will begin in his new role on 1 February 2012 and will be based in London.

Alex Shishlo, Editor in Chief of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished