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Leadership & Governance
Mxolisi Mgojo is Exxaro’s Chief Executive Officer and has been in the position since 2016. He has been in the mining industry since 2001. Prior to that, his career includes 10 years as a software engineer and eight years in the finance industry. Other previous experience also includes Marketing and Logistics, heading up the department at Eyesizwe Coal, of which he was a founding member until it merged with Kumba to form Exxaro.
Riaan Koppeschaar is the Finance Director at Exxaro Resources overseeing the full finance function including corporate finance, treasury, accounting, tax, risk management and procurement, He has over 15 years’ experience in large corporate senior financial and management roles, and spearheaded several multi-billion Rand international acquisitions and debt raisings. Riaan has well-developed bank and investor relationship management skills and strong value-adding shareholder investment management expertise.
Dr Tsengwa has more than 18 years of executive management and board experience in the public and private sector. After joining Kumba resources as General Manager of Safety, Health, and Environment in 2003, her meteoric rise saw her fulfill subsequent roles such as General Manager of Captive Mines, Acting Executive Head of Coal Operations, Executive Head of Coal Operations, and Managing Director Minerals. Nombasa is a current CEO designate, and won the 2017 Standard Bank Businesswoman of the year award, as well as the 2018 Pan African Awards’ most Influential woman in Business and Government for the Mining Industry Category.
Roland Tatnall is the Managing Director of Exxaro Energy and has worked in the Energy sector since 1998. He has invested in, built, structured, and advised power companies, teams and projects in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Roland previously worked in the oil exploration industry, mainly in emerging and frontier markets, and he was an original investment team member of the first private equity fund to focus on sub-Saharan African power and infrastructure. He also served as a senior executive at one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth power and infrastructure funds, and raised and invested in a proprietary power fund.