AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, has appointed Eric Asubonteng as the General Manager & Managing Director of the Obuasi Mine.
He takes over from Mark Morcombe, former Senior Vice President and Managing Director of AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited who is leaving the company.
Until this appointment, Eric Asubonteng was the Head of Operations and Corporate Affairs of the Company’s Obuasi Mine.
His appointment comes at a time that the mine has scaled down its operations rendering only essential services due to a standoff with illegal miners, which lead to the death a senior management member early this year at the Obuasi mine.
Eric Asubonteng is a highly accomplished Finance Executive with 13 years’ experience in executive roles, both local and international, in both surface mining and underground operations.
He is a chartered accountant.
He holds a first degree from the University of Ghana Business School, an MBA from the Manchester Business School, and currently pursuing a Mining Engineering certificate.
Eric Asubonteng has been working with AngloGold Ashanti since 2013 and rose through the ranks.
Source: Norvan Acquah- Hayford/citibusinessnews.com/Ghana