Cleaver Appointend De Beers CEO
Bruce Cleaver was announced as the new CEO of De Beers, effective July 1, 2016.
He assumes the role from Philippe Mellier, who had been CEO of the mining group for five years. Cleaver was previously executive director responsible for strategy and commercial relationships for De Beers. He was acting CEO for a year prior to Mellier’s appointment in 2011. In 2015, he was also group director of strategy and business development for Anglo American, the parent company of De Beers.