IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG) announced Friday the departure of Daniella Dimitrov, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development. The Company’s current Vice President, Finance, Maarten Theunissen has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer, and a search is underway for a permanent CFO.
“We would like to thank Daniella for her commitment and dedication to IAMGOLD and wish her the very best in the future,” Maryse Bélanger, Chair of the Board and Interim President and CEO, said in a statement.
“Maarten is an extremely capable and experienced finance professional and I am looking forward to working directly with him as we continue to advance the financing plan for Côté.”
Maarten Theunissen has over 15 years of progressive experience in the mining industry, including serving as Vice President, Finance of IAMGOLD.
Prior to joining the company, Theunissen was Chief Financial Officer for a Canadian junior gold producer and Senior Vice President Finance of one of the world’s largest uranium producers.
Theunissen is a Chartered Accountant (designated in both South Africa and Canada) and began his career with KPMG, where he was a manager in their mining group. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, (Hons.) Accounting from the University of Johannesburg.