Botswana Diamonds appoints Anne McFarland to the Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Botswana Diamonds Plc (AIM: BOD) is delighted to announce the appointment of Anne Margaret McFarland, 53 as a non-executive director.

Anne has extensive experience in resources in Russia.  For fifteen years she worked as a senior finance executive for Glencore, BP and Russian conglomerates.  She is fluent in Russian.  She holds qualifications from Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and qualified as a chartered accountant in London.

John Teeling, Chairman, commented “Anne will bring added dimensions to our board.  A fluent Russian speaker with many years on the ground resources experience in Russia she will be actively involved with our fast growing joint venture with Alrosa.”

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