Mr Simon Wensley is New MD & CEO of Metro Mining
Australian bauxite miner Metro Mining Limited advised that following six and a half years as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Mr Simon Finnis has decided it is the appropriate time to be stepping down from these roles effective from 5 July 2021.
Following the successful settlement of the placement and institutional component of the Entitlement Offer, today, Mr Simon Wensley has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Simon has more than 30 years' experience in the metals and mining business, predominantly with Rio Tinto including as Chief Commercial Officer of Rio Tinto's energy group and Managing Director of the bauxite, alumina sales and marketing division and as Chairman of Queensland Alumina Ltd.
Mr Simon Finnis will assist in the transition to Mr Wensley on an advisory basis over the next 12 months.