|De Beers Group has announced that the company's Executive Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs, Gareth Mostyn, will be leaving De Beers in early 2018, to take on the position of Chief Finance and Operations Officer for the Church of England.
Mostyn joined Anglo American in 2008 as Head of Corporate Finance before moving to De Beers in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer, joining both the Executive Committee and Board. In 2016 Gareth became Executive Head, Strategy and Corporate Affairs.
Commenting on the upcoming departure of Mostyn from the company, De Beers CEO Bruce Cleaver says, "Gareth has been a central part of De Beers' success during the last six years, and a trusted partner to me. The Church is an important part of Gareth's life, and I know he will be an important part of the Church's future. We wish him every success and thank him for all he has done for De Beers."De Beers expects to make an announcement regarding Mostyn's successor in due course.