Chief Commercial and Logistics Officer
Maphutha joined United Manganese of Kalahari on 1 December 2018 as the Chief Commercial and Logistics Officer. He has experience within the manganese industry through fulfilling roles along the manganese value chain. He started his career as a Production Engineer at a BHP Billiton manganese smelter.
He then moved to the BHP Billiton South Africa corporate office, where he held different roles within the manganese business planning. After the demerger of South 32 from the BHP Billiton, he was responsible for South 32 Manganese South Africa logistics execution, integrated business planning, and the analysis and improvement functions. He holds a BSc (Eng) (Metallurgy and Materials Engineering) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand