Jacob Deysel Brings Vast Heavy Minerals Industry Experience
Mineral Commodities (ASX: MRC) has named Jacob Deysel as its new Chief Executive Officer to commence on October 4, 2021.
Mr Deysel has substantial executive, mining, and project development experience, having held senior executive positions in the mining industry across numerous commodities in Africa, South America, Europe and Australia.
Importantly, he has close to 20 years’ experience in the heavy minerals industry and was formerly the Vice President of the Titanium division of Uranium Energy Corp, Operations Director and Chief Operations Officer of Kenmare Resources plc, one of the world’s largest mineral sands producers and General Manager of Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals, the world’s largest single producer of titanium feedstocks.
Mr Deysel has recently held senior positions within Newmont Gold in Australia and previously with Gold Fields Ltd in South Africa.
He is a member of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jacob Deysel holds a BSc in Mining Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.
“We are delighted that Jacob has agreed to join us at this transformational time in our company’s development. He is widely regarded as a leading mining executive with deep, perhaps unparalleled, experience in the minerals sands industry in Africa” said the Chairman of MRC, David Baker.
The MRC Board thanked Russell Tipper, who has acted in the role of CEO these past months.
“We are very grateful that Russell was willing to step into the CEO role in difficult circumstances and we look forward to his ongoing contribution as a non-executive member of the Board.”
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