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Vedanta Resources appoints new CEO for Zambian unit KCM
LUSAKA, March 22 (Reuters) - Vedanta Resources has appointed
Christopher Sheppard as the new chief executive officer for its
Zambian unit Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM), the local firm said
Sheppard has 35 years of mining experience and takes over
from acting CEO Venkatesan Giridhar, who will now revert to his
role as chief financial officer, KCM said in a statement.
Sheppard has previously held leadership roles with Anglo
American, Anglo American Platinum, Lonmin
and Murray & Roberts Cementation.
Prior to joining Vedanta, he was the chief operating officer
at AngloGold Ashanti Limited in South Africa.
(Reporting by Chris Mfula; Editing by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo
and Kirsten Donovan)
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