Douglas Ramaphosa

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In 2004: "Mining giant Anglo American Corporation has announced the appointment of Douglas Ramaphosa to the position of executive head: public affairs, with effect from January 2005.

"Ramaphosa, brother of businessman and former politician Cyril Ramaphosa, and has until recently been with the Absa Group, where he was group executive responsible for communication and public affairs.

"He succeeds Michael Spicer, who on March 1, 2005, will take up the position of CEO of the SA Foundation, while remaining on the board of Anglo American Corporation of South Africa." [1]

In 2006: "Anglo American South Africa announced that Douglas Ramaphosa, current public affairs head, would be leaving at the end of May to pursue his personal business interests." [2]

In May 2006: "Technology group Altron has appointed Douglas Ramaphosa as group executive of corporate affairs with effect from May 1, CEO Robert Venter announced in a media statement this week.

"Ramaphosa, formerly of Anglo American Corporation, will replace Adv Dali Mpofu at the group's Parktown head office...

"His other involvements include a non-executive directorship of Rotek Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eskom Enterprises; co-chairman of the National Business Initiative (NBI) and a member of Business Leadership South Africa. A non-executive directorship of Eskom Enterprises, chairmanship of the Alexander Motswedi Centre, an NGO focusing on skills development and job creation, as well as a trusteeship of The Nations Trust." [3]

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  1. Douglas Ramaphosa to head Anglo's public affairs, miningweekly, accessed March 11, 2010.
  2. Ramphele poised for Anglo board, miningweekly, accessed March 11, 2010.
  3. Douglas Ramaphosa gets top job at Altron, Altron, accessed March 11, 2010.