Appointed March 1999
Johan joined PMC in 1999 as the Safety Manager. In 2001, he assumed the responsibility of Operations Manager for the Vermiculite Operation. In 2003 to 2005, he was seconded to Rio Tinto’s Northparkes mines in New South Wales (Australia) as owner’s team for the extension of Life of Mine project. On return, he assumed the position of Principal Advisor SHEQ and in 2007; he was promoted to General Manager SHEQ and Auxiliary Services. In 2011, Johan assumed responsibility for the Mining Operations as General Manager.
In 2015, Johan was appointed General Manager Operations responsible for Copper and Magnetite divisions. In 2018, Johan assumed his current role as General Manager Safety, Health, Environment and Quality.
Prior to 1999, Johan worked for GenMin, Iscor and Sasol Mining