MKS PAMP GROUP appoints Andre Cronje as Group Chief Operation Officer
Feb 2024

MKS PAMP GROUP appoints Andre Cronje as Group Chief Operation Officer

London – 19th January 2024 -  MKS PAMP GROUP, a leading precious metals group is pleased to announce the appointment of Andre Cronje as Group Chief Operation Officer, a newly created role to oversee operations across the Group’s 17 worldwide locations. His appointment is effective since 8th January.

Andre joins MKS PAMP GROUP with over 20 years’ leadership experience in financial services. He is a highly respected leader, having previously served as Chief Operation Officer at UBS Investment Bank and HSBC Global Banking and Markets. Andre brings his strong business acumen to his role and deep understanding of operations and the regulatory environments in various international markets.

As Chief Operation Officer, Andre will enhance MKS PAMP GROUP’s operational structure by focusing on its growth strategy, streamlining effectiveness in business operations and processes, ensuring operational robustness and reduced operational risk and work hand-in-hand with teams to deliver exceptional value to customers.  Andre is a member of the Group’s Executive Committee.

“I am thrilled to embark on a new chapter of my career - MKS PAMP GROUP boasts one of the most esteemed precious metals team of the industry. There are many opportunities ahead and I look forward to being part of their ongoing growth journey” states Andre Cronje.

“Andre has an acute understanding of next-generation operations management, having held leadership roles at some of the world’s most important financial institutions” said Marwan Shakarchi, Executive Member of the Board, MKS PAMP GROUP “His know-how paired with our global teams will continue to accelerate our rapid growth”.


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The MKS PAMP GROUP is an industrial and trading services group specializing in all aspects of the precious metals business. This family company was established over 60 years ago and is now an innovative global business serving precious metals producers, users and traders worldwide.

This leading integrated precious metal group comprises five major brands: MKS PAMP, MMTC-PAMP, MTB, APMEX and GOLDAVENUE employing over 1300 people. The group has a local presence in key precious metal markets, through 2 refineries and mints and 17 offices.

The group also prides itself on its excellence in corporate and social responsibility, its leading role in developing an ethical and transparent value chain and constant innovation in its products and services.