Gem Diamonds has announced the appointment of Mazvi Maharasoa as a Non-Executive Director. Maharasoa’s appointment will take effect from 1 July 2019.
Maharasoa has over 20 years’ of senior management experience of which 10 years were spent in the mining sector with her appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of Letšeng Diamonds (Pty) Ltd (2009 to 2017) following serving for two years as its Resident Director (2007 to 2009). Maharasoa was also the Founder and President of the Lesotho Chamber of Mines (2016). Prior to Maharasoa’s involvement in the mining sector, she worked in the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Central Bank of Lesotho, where she was the senior legal counsel for each of these entities.
Harry Kenyon-Slaney, Chairman of Gem Diamonds, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Mazvi Maharasoa to the Board of Gem Diamonds and are confident that her skills and experience in the fields of mining and resources and corporate governance will add great value to the Board.”
Maharasoa holds an LLM (International and Commercial Law) from the University of Buckingham (UK) (1997). Maharasoa is currently a Non-Executive Director of Stanlib Lesotho (Pty) Ltd and Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Lesotho. She has also established an advisory firm that specializes in corporate governance practice and advice.