Mr Kenyon-Slaney has over 34 years of experience in the mining industry, principally with Rio Tinto PLC. He is a geologist by training and his experience spans operations, marketing, projects and business development. From 2009 until 2015 he was a member of the Rio Tinto PLC Group Executive committee where he held the roles of Chief Executive – Energy, and before that Chief Executive – Diamonds and Minerals. Prior to this he led Rio Tinto’s global titanium dioxide business, he was Chief Executive of Rio Tinto’s listed subsidiary, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd, he was General Manager Operations at Palabora Mining Company in South Africa and held senior marketing roles in copper, uranium and industrial minerals. He began his career as an Underground Production Geologist on the gold mines in South Africa where he has lived and worked at various stages during his 15 years career.
Mr Kenyon-Slaney is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Gem Diamonds Limited, a Non-Executive Director of Petropavlovsk plc and a senior advisor to McKinsey & Co. where he uses his wide experience to support operational, health and safety and business transformation programmes.
The Board welcomes Mr Kenyon-Slaney to Sibanye-Stillwater and looks forward to his valuable contribution to the ongoing development of the Group.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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