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Bonyongo to Replace Gowans as Debswana's Director

Nov 17, 2013 4:50 AM   By Deena Taylor
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RAPAPORT... Debswana's shareholders appointed Balisi Mohumi Bonyongo, the current chief operating officer, as  managing director to take over from James  Gowans on January 1, 2014. Bonyongo will be responsible for implementing the company's long-term resource development plan at Debswana's mines which include Jwaneng, Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa.

He has worked at Debswana for 20 years in various professional and leadership capacities such as manager of the aquarium project at Jwaneng, corporate strategy manager at Debswana's head office and as general mine manager at Jwaneng. He holds a bachelor of engineering degree from Leeds University and an MBA from the graduate school of business at the University of Cape Town.

Debswana is a joint venture between the government of Botswana and the De Beers Group of Companies. 
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