Anglo American names Cleaver as new De Beers CEO

|About: Anglo American plc (AAUKF)|By:, SA News Editor

Anglo American (OTCPK:AAUKF, OTCPK:AAUKY) appoints of Bruce Cleaver as the new CEO of its De Beers diamond unit, effective July 1.

He succeeds Philippe Mellier, who is stepping down after five years in the position.

Cleaver was director of strategy and business development since 2015, climbing the ranks since joining the company in 2015; he served as co-acting CEO for a year prior to Mellier's appointment in 2011.

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