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Interim Chief Executive OfficerMr Li, aged 58, was appointed as the Interim CEO and an Executive Director of the Company in January 2022. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Company as the Executive General Manager – Commercial in January 2020 and is the Executive General Manager – Australia and Commercial since July 2020 with responsibilities for the Dugald River and Rosebery operations and Australia support functions, and also the Supply and Marketing functions. Mr Li is also currently responsible for the Africa operations. He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Li holds a Bachelor’s degree in English language from the Normal College for Foreign Language of Beijing Union University in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). He has extensive experience in international business and the non-ferrous metals industry. Mr Li joined China Minmetals Corporation (CMC) in 1987. He has held various senior management positions with subsidiaries of CMC in the PRC, Australia, Mexico and the USA. Mr Li was also a Director of the Company from 2009 to 2012. He was a Vice President of China Minmetals Non-ferrous Metals Company Limited in Beijing, leading several global trading departments from 2016 to 2018. Mr Li was the President and CEO of Minmetals Inc. (L.A.) from 2018 to 2019.
Chief Financial OfficerMr Carroll, aged 57, was appointed as CFO and a member of the Executive Committee of the Company in December 2015, with responsibility for Finance, Legal, Risk and Audit, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Project Services. He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Carroll was CEO and Managing Director of Macmahon Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange), and previously held the positions of CFO and director of International Mining, and Chief Operating Officer of Mining at Macmahon Holdings Limited. Prior to that, he was CFO of Woodside Petroleum Limited, and also worked in senior financial roles within BHP Billiton Limited. Mr Carroll has extensive experience in the mining industry and in corporate finance, capital management and business development. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Certified Public Accountant with the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. Mr Carroll is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was previously a member of the Executive Committee of the Western Australian Chamber of Mines.
Executive General Manager - Corporate RelationsMr Hey, aged 51, has served on the Executive Committee of the Company since August 2013 in his capacity as the Executive General Manager − Stakeholder Relations. His present role title is Executive General Manager – Corporate Relations. In this role, he is responsible for Stakeholder Relations, Corporate Affairs, Human Resources, Global Business Services and Technology. Mr Hey is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to joining the Company as General Manager − Stakeholder and Investor Relations in April 2011, Mr Hey was the General Manager − Media and Reputation at Foster’s Group since 2005. He was previously the Group Manager − Public Affairs for WMC Resources Limited, up to its acquisition by BHP Billiton Limited in 2005. Mr Hey began his career in economic and public policy consultancy at the Allen Consulting Group and Australian Centre for Corporate Public Affairs, before working across the aviation, entertainment and mining sectors. Mr Hey has over 20 years’ experience in government, media, community and investor relations, economic and public policy, industry association and communications management. Mr Hey has dual degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is the recipient of an Australia-Japan Foundation Language Scholarship at Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan.
Executive General Manager – AmericasMr Wei, aged 57, has served on the Executive Committee of the Company since December 2019 in his capacity as the Executive General Manager – Americas. He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Wei was appointed as a director and the Chairman of Lumina Copper SAC in October 2020. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Wei was the President of Minmetals Mining Holdings Limited. He previously held the positions of the President of Minmetals Hanxing Mining Co., Ltd and the President of Anhui Kaifa Mining Co., Ltd., managing the construction and operation of one of the China’s largest underground mines. Mr Wei has over 30 years of both open pit and underground mining experience covering operations management and mine planning. Mr Wei is a Professoriate Senior Engineer of Mining and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from The Beijing Institute of Iron and Steel Engineering (now known as University of Science and Technology Beijing) in the PRC.
Executive General Manager – Australia and AfricaMr Wang, aged 49, has served on the Executive Committee of the Company since May 2022 in his capacity as the Executive General Manager – Australia and Africa. He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Wang was the Vice President and Head of Technical Services of Gold Fields Limited overseeing the West Africa region in Ghana. He has previously spent six years at MMG in Australia as Group Manager Mining between 2013 and 2019 and has deep knowledge of MMG’s operations. Prior to his time at MMG, Mr Wang has worked extensively with other mining companies such as BHP Billiton & Mitsubishi Alliance and GVK/Hancock Coal Pty Ltd. He has over 20 years’ experience in the resource industry. Mr Wang has a Bachelor of Engineering – Mining (Honours) at the University of Queensland. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).