Botswana Diamonds appoints MD

Botswana Diamonds has appointed James Campbell as managing director owith immediate effect. Campbell will be based predominately in Johannesburg and will work closely with Alrosa on the Orapa and Gope licences and with the shareholders in Maibwe on the Gope discovery. Campbell has more than 30-years' experience of working with exploration, development and production companies. He previously worked with the Botswana Diamonds' directors in African Diamonds where he was key to the discovery and development of the Karowe mine, which has transformed the supply of large, high quality (Type 2) diamonds.