Mxolisi Mgojo

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Mxolisi Mgojo has been in the mining industry since 2001. Previous experience includes 10 years’ experience as a software engineer as well as a career in international banking and investment banking when he was working at Societé Generale Investment Banking. Mxolisi has been with Exxaro since its inception in 2006, heading the Base Metals and Industrial Minerals business before being appointed as the Executive Head of Coal in August 2008.

In May 2015 Mxolisi was appointed as CEO Designate to follow up Sipho Nkosi as Chief Executive Officer in April 2016. Before joining Exxaro Mxolisi was a founder member of Eyesizwe Coal formed in 2001 where he was the Marketing and Logistics Manager. Mxolisi has a BSc degree in Computer Science (North Eastern University, USA), an Honours degree in Energy Studies (Rand Afrikaans University), a Diploma in International Financial Management and an MBA (Henley Management College, UK).

He also attended a Societé Generale Investment Banking and Corporate Finance Programme (Kellogg, USA) and an Advanced Management Programme (Wharton).

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