Jonathan Vergeer is currently the Marketing Manager for Morupule Coal Mine (MCM) with primary responsibility for the sales & marketing function under which he drives market growth prospects. Under his leadership, MCM has been able to increase sales by over 70% in 3 years through significant penetration into regional markets. Furthermore, he was a key resource in the financing program for the MCM expansion project geared at meeting national energy requirements. He has also been involved in other strategic initiatives aimed at repositioning the Mine towards achieving its vision of being a ‘Leading coal energy business.’ His involvement included leading the rebranding of MCM.
He has an extensive career history in the mining industry and financial professional services where he has worked for various major international companies such as Debswana, First Quantum Minerals, African Explosives and Deloitte & Touche.