TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - Dumas Contracting Ltd. ("Dumas") is
pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Burger Greeff as Chief
Executive Officer ("CEO"), commencing in 2012. Mr. Daniel Dumas, the
founder and current CEO of Dumas, will remain a Director of Dumas and
will continue to play an active role in Dumas' continued growth.
Mr. Greeff is a seasoned mining executive, bringing over 18 years of
management experience in mining and contract mining. Mr. Greeff joins
Dumas from De Beers where he has held a number of senior management
roles, most recently as CEO of De Beers Marine, the in-house mining
contractor for De Beers marine mining operations. Prior to this Mr.
Greeff was a General Manager in De Beers Group Services, where he was
responsible for De Beers' strategic business planning, supply-side
strategy, business optimization and process improvements.
Mr. Greeff is a registered Professional Engineer of South Africa and
holds a Bachelor of Engineering (mechanical) and a Masters of
Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch. Mr. Greeff has also
completed the Executive Development Programme of the Gordon Institute
of Business Science.
Mr. Dumas will step down as CEO having occupied the role since 1994 when
he founded Dumas. Mr. Dumas will remain actively involved with Dumas,
principally focused on developing new business and further expanding
Dumas' operations and service offerings. Mr. Dumas will also remain a
director and major shareholder of Dumas and will work closely with Mr.
Greeff over an extended transition period.
"Having founded Dumas 17 years ago as a small regional mining
contractor, I've had the pleasure of heading Dumas to become a leading
international underground service provider to the mining industry.
Having accomplished this, I've decided that now is the right time for
me to hand over the CEO role to someone new, to manage what is now a
large and diverse business and who will drive our continued growth over
the coming years," said Mr. Dumas. "Burger's proven strategic
leadership and management expertise give him the ideal credentials to
drive Dumas to further successes. I'm confident that his results-driven
leadership and enthusiasm for excellence will maintain Dumas' culture
of providing the highest standards of service to our clients. I welcome
Burger to the Dumas team and look forward to working closely with him
over the coming years," added Mr. Dumas.
Dumas is a leading full-service underground mining contractor providing
services for clients throughout Canada, Mexico, Central America, South
America and West Africa. We specialize in mine construction, mine
development, production mining, mine services and engineering. For more
information visit www.dumasmining.com.
SOURCE Dumas Contracting Ltd
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