Bentley Hires Neethling for Mining, Metals Work

Bentley Systems, Inc., a company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for infrastructure, has appointed Pieter Neethling to the newly created position of solutions executive, mining and metals, according to a Jan. 20 press release.

In this capacity, he is responsible for establishing an integrated suite of software solutions and products that support the complexities of a mining operation's production and business planning process. In addition, Neethling will identify new opportunities in the mining and metals processing market and provide his sales colleagues with an in-depth understanding of the business, enabling them to successfully support and expand the company's community of users in this growing field.

Neethling has more than 20 years of experience at leading mining companies including Graphic Mining Solutions International; Ensign Bickford South Africa; Sasol Nitro, a division of Sasol Ltd.; and National Explosives Ltd.

He comes to Bentley from global gold producer AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., where he served as IT manager, mineral resource management.

Neethling is based in Brisbane, Australia.