- Newly Appointed Director, Nunu Ntshingila
  • Ivanhoe Mines (IVN) has appointed two notable business leaders to the company’s board, including the current Regional Director of Facebook Africa
  • Nunu Ntshingila, who currently heads Facebook’s Africa operations, was previously Chair of the marketing giant Ogilvy & Mather South Africa
  • Alongside Nunu, Ivanhoe has also appointed Martie Janse van Rensburg, a chartered accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in executive roles
  • Ivanhoe hopes to utilise Nunu’s expertise in marketing and advertising, as well as Martie’s history in accounting, capital markets, project finance and infrastructure development
  • Ivanhoe Mines (IVN) is down 2.72 per cent and is trading at C$5.00 per share

Ivanhoe Mines (IVN) has appointed two notable business leaders to the company’s board, including the current Regional Director of Facebook Africa.

Nunu Ntshingila, who currently heads Facebook’s Africa operations, previously acted as Chair of the marketing giant Ogilvy & Mather’s South African branch.

While at Ogilvy & Matherm she oversaw work with some world-renowned company’s, including KFC, Cadbury, BP, Volkswagen and Coca-Cola.

She was also named by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women Internationally in 2018 and again in 2019.

Alongside Nunu, Ivanhoe has also appointed Martie Janse van Rensburg to its Board of Directors. Based in Johannesburg, Martie is a chartered accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in executive roles.

Martie currently works independently alongside governments, banks, and companies, consulting on a various areas such as water, funding, and institutional transformations.

Through the appointments, Ivanhoe hopes to utilise Nunu’s expertise in marketing and advertising and Martie’s history in accounting, capital markets, project finance and infrastructure development.

Co-Chair of Ivanhoe Mines, Robert Friedland commented on the two new appointments.

“We’re delighted to have Nunu and Martie join us as we complete our transition from explorer, to developer, to a leading, diversified resource company committed to modern, responsible mining.

“Nunu and Martie’s unique African experience and insights will add tremendous value at Ivanhoe, where we continue our strategic effort to empower a new generation of highly-skilled women,” he said.

Ivanhoe Mines (IVN) is down 2.72 per cent and is trading at C$5.00 per share at 12:51pm EDT.

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