TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or “the Firm”) (TSX:FM) is happy to announce the appointment of Mr. Tristan Pascall as Chief Working Officer, efficient January 1, 2021. As well as, Mr. Clive Newall, one of many founders of the Firm, has determined that, after practically twenty-five years of dedication and dedication to First Quantum, he’ll step again from his government place however will stay as a Director.
Tristan has been with First Quantum for over 13 years, having joined in July 2007. Since then he has labored in steel buying and selling and on challenge building and operations assignments in Zambia from the preliminary improvement of the Sentinel mine. Extra just lately he has been Normal Supervisor of the Cobre Panama mine from the beginning of the challenge in October 2015 till January 2020, after which he has retained oversight accountability and served as Director of Technique primarily based in London.
Mr. Pascall graduated from the College of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce in 1997 and accomplished an MBA at INSEAD in France in 2005. After roughly eight years in company finance and funding banking largely to sources and industrials trade purchasers in Australia, Jap Europe and Asia, he joined First Quantum.
Mr. Clive Newall co-founded the Firm in 1996 and has been President and a Director of the Firm since its inception. He’ll proceed to serve the Firm in a non-executive capability by way of the transition.
“Clive, as President and a founding father of First Quantum, has been with our Firm longer than anybody. His knowledge and help by way of the various challenges and difficulties over the previous twenty 5 years, have been an important ingredient in our improvement and success. I’m more than happy that he’ll proceed, as a guide and director, to offer us together with his concepts and counsel,” Philip Pascall, CEO and Chairman mentioned.
“The appointment of Tristan as Chief Working Officer displays the subsequent stage within the journey for First Quantum and paves the best way for the subsequent technology of leaders. With the intensive Firm data gained by Tristan over the previous 13 years, he’s properly positioned to serve on this function and I’m assured that he’ll present the expertise and management to take the Firm ahead,” Clive Newall, Director mentioned.
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