Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group of Companies announced the appointment of Jacobus (Koos) Claassens to the position of Country Manager: Bosch Rexroth Ghana, effective September 2021.
After obtaining his national diploma in mechanical engineering (DME), Koos worked in the chrome mining industry. He was then appointed to a managerial position at the Sadiola Gold Mine in Mali. Since then, Koos has held a number of roles at mines across Africa, in a variety of mining sectors (gold, copper, manganese, iron, coal and chrome).
With extensive knowledge of mobile mining equipment and management experience, Koos brings a wealth of expertise to his new role at Bosch Rexroth Ghana. He reports to regional manager, Alex Booth and will be responsible for Bosch Rexroth Ghana operations.
“We extend a warm welcome to Koos, and wish him every success in his new role,” says Alex.