INVITATION: The Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture

  • DATE

    29 September

  • TIME

    16:30

  • VENUE

    Online

The Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture is a proud collaboration between the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria and the South African Academy of Engineering. You are cordially invited to join us online for this year's lecture.

TOPIC: AN ECONOMIC RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR SOUTH AFRICA AND THE ROLE WE CAN PLAY

Presented by Chris Griffith: Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Anglo American Platinum Limited.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Access to lecture through RSVP only!

A link to join the lecture on BlackBoard Collaborate will be sent to registered guests prior to the lecture.

Click here to RSVP by 25 September 2020

 

Chris Griffith was until recently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Anglo American Platinum Limited. After obtaining his BEng (Mining) Honour degree from the University of Pretoria in 1988, he held several positions at Anglo Platinum before being appointed CEO of Anglo American Platinum Limited in September 2012. During his tenure as CEO, he has successfully repositioned the company's portfolio to be safer, more productive, more profitable, and more socially acceptable. He managed to materially change the company's focus on and investment in people development, social investment, the mechanisation, and modernisaion of mining and processing practices, market development, and demand creation for PGMs. He is a leading businessman and strategist and is the recipient of several awards.

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