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Lonmin appoint Ferguson as new CFO

World's third largest FTSE 100 platinum producer picks new finance boss before current chief steps down in June

Alan Ferguson has been announced as the new financial chief of
FTSE 100 heavyweight
Lonmin.

Ferguson will assume control from 6 June when present incumbent John Robinson
steps down.

The incoming finance boss has been group FD of
The BOC Group since
2005, but will be leaving the gas and associated equipment supplier following
the acquisition of BOC by the Linde Group in late 2006. Before joining BOC, Alan
worked for Inchcape plc for 22 years in a variety of roles including group FD
from 1999 until 2005.

Sir John Craven, Chairman of Lonmin said: ‘I am pleased to welcome Alan
Ferguson to Lonmin. Alan had a long and distinguished career with Inchcape and
more recently as the Finance Director of BOC. He will be a great addition to the
Lonmin executive team and I look forward to working with him in the future.’

The metals producer added: ‘Lonmin is pleased to announce that John has
agreed to continue in a part time advisory role with the group as the chairman
of the Lonmin Development Trust and as one of Lonmin’s two representatives on
the Incwala Resources Board, replacing Sir John Craven.’ 

Further reading:

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