BSc (eng) (mining geology) (Wits), BCompt (hons) (Unisa), CA(SA)
Appointed to the Board in 2009. Mike Arnold’s working career started in the mining industry in 1980 when he was employed as a Geologist at Anglo American Corporation. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 1987 and completed his articles at a large South African auditing firm. Mike joined ARM in 1999 as the Group Financial Manager of Avgold Limited and in 2003 was appointed as its Financial Director. He was appointed Executive Finance of ARM as the Chief Financial Officer of ARM in 2008 and as Financial Director of ARM in 2009. After eight years as Financial Director, Mike retired as Financial Director of ARM on 10 December 2017, having reached the Company’s normal retirement age of 60 years in July 2017. Mr Arnold remains on the ARM Board as a Non-executive Director with effect from the date of his retirement.