Anitua Group

Anitua ‘back on track’ with new appointments

The Group now has the right leadership in place to overcome recent challenges and pursue its goals of greater financial stability and business growth.

Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Kaima, together with long-term Anitua Director and current Chair, John Kapsa, agree that Anitua will benefit from the considerable expertise of its new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer.

Newly appointed CFO Patrick Doekes has been a qualified accountant for over 20 years and is a current member of CPA (PNG), CA (ANZ) and ACMA.

Anitua acquires local drilling firm

The purchase of Central Drillers will now come under Anitua’s subsidiary ‘Anitua Radial Drilling Service (ARDS).

In a statement Anitua Executive Director, John Gethin-Jones, said Central Drillers was “a business known for its capacity to mobilise at a minute’s notice and to take on a diversity of jobs, big and small, just about anywhere in the country in often remote and difficult terrain.”

He added that Central Drillers general Manager, Simon Brown, will remain in that position under Anitua’s umbrella.