Mine manager’s certificate, MDP (INSEAD), PrCertEng
Appointed to the board in 2011
Mike Schmidt joined ARM as executive: platinum operations in July 2007 after 13 years with Lonmin Platinum where he was vice-president Limpopo operations when he left the company. Prior to that, he was employed by Hartebeestfontein Gold Mining Company. Mike was appointed chief executive officer designate of ARM and an executive director from 1 September 2011. He has been the chief executive officer of ARM since 1 March 2012.