Nadia Statham has been appointed Financial Director of blasting and explosives company BME, a member of the JSE-listed Omnia Group.
Joining BME in 2017 as Head of Commercial, Statham progressed to the position of General Manager Commercial in 2019 – becoming a member of the Executive Committee and playing a key role in customer and contract negotiations.
“Despite the disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic, this is an exciting time to be serving the mining sector,” she said. “Minerals remain vital to global growth, and I am looking forward to helping strengthen BME’s financial capability to drive our contribution and performance.”
She highlighted that BME was on board Omnia’s strategic journey which included global expansion, innovative solutions, and trusted performance. She noted that her role would include bringing breadth to the financial role in the business, and opened opportunities to coach and mentor BME staff in the financial arena.
A South African Chartered Accountant, Statham is an experienced finance and commercial executive with global and African exposure, having worked for over 12 years in the mining environment. She earned a BCom (Hons) and a Master’s degree in financial management from the University of Johannesburg.