AngloGold Ashanti has appointed Dr Kojo Busia as an independent non-executive director to its board of directors, effective 1 August 2020.
He will serve as a member of the Investment Committee and the Social and Ethics and Sustainability Committee, AngloGold Ashanti ghextractives.com understands.
Dr Busia recently held the position of Chief of Natural Resources Management Section, Division of Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
He is an internationally-renowned leader and promoter of good governance in Africa, having 25 years of working experience in multilateral and bilateral organisations.
He has served as Coordinator of the African Mineral Development Centre (AMDC), a Pan-African Center of Excellence charged with the implementation of the African Mining Vision, an African Union policy framework for sustainable mineral resources development.
By Fred Dzakpata