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AngoGold Ashanti appoints chief technology officer

Marcelo Godoy has been appointed chief technology officer, AngloGold Ashanti. Effective 1 November 2021 Goday will replace Graham Ehm, executive vice president: group planning & technical, who retires at the end of this year.
Source: ©AngloGoldAshanti  Obuasi, Ghana
Source: ©AngloGoldAshanti AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi, Ghana
Goday joins from Newmont Corporation, where he is currently senior vice president, exploration. He joined Newmont in 2012 as group executive in technical services and was promoted to vice president, resource evaluation and mine planning in 2017.

20 years experience


With over 20 years of experience in the mining industry, Goday, mining engineer, holds a Master’s degree in geostatistics from the University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brazil, and a PhD in strategic mine planning from the WH Bryan Mining Geology Centre, in Australia.

Prior to joining Newmont, he was mining sector leader for Golder Associates in South America and a director at Golder’s Global Board of Directors.

During his tenure at Golder, Marcelo managed major mining feasibility studies and reserve compliance audits for Codelco, Vale, BHP, Anglo American and Antofagasta Minerals.

“Marcelo brings to AngloGold Ashanti deep experience in resource modeling, mine planning and project development as well as a track record in leading technical teams and introducing technology to drive sustainable competitive advantage,” says Alberto Calderon, AngloGold Ashanti’s CEO.

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