People: International Ferro Metals Ltd (IFL.L)

IFL.L on London Stock Exchange

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23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Grey

76 2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Lead Director

Christiaan Jordaan

44 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Stephen Turner

52 2014 Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Johannes Muller

44 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Executive Director

Steynberg Janse van Rensburg

39 2012 General Manager - Operations

Maurice Mkhwanazi

43 2012 General Manager - Mining

Ben Fourie

49 2013 Executive Manager Business Development

Francois Malherbe

52 2013 Executive Manager Marketing

Hannes van Dyk

45 2013 Chief Financial Officer of IFM

Wayne Kernaghan

52 Company Secretary

Tian Xia

43 2005 Non-Executive Director

Xiaoping Yang

58 2005 Non-Executive Director

John Ballard

67 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Stephen Oke

59 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Terence Willsteed

79 2013 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Grey

Mr. Anthony John Earle Grey is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of International Ferro Metals Limited. He graduated with a BA (Hons) in History and a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. Thereafter, he practiced law with a major law firm in Toronto for seven years. He immigrated to Australia in 1972 and founded Pancontinental Mining, which he built into a publicly-listed major diversified mining house with interests in gold, base metals, coal, industrial minerals and uranium. He left Pancontinental Mining in 1992 and became a director of National Mutual Royal Bank for four years. Thereafter, Tony was appointed Chairman of Kingsgate Consolidated, a gold mining company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. In 1992, Tony became a major shareholder and Executive Chairman of Polartechnics Ltd, an Australian Stock Exchangelisted biomedical company developing the revolutionary Australian invention of an optoelectronic means of diagnosing pre-cancer cells and cancer. He is also Non-executive Director of International Potash Limited. Tony is also a director of Mega Uranium Limited. Tony has written three books and numerous articles about the mining industry.

Christiaan Jordaan

Mr. Christiaan Cornelius Jordaan is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of International Ferro Metals Ltd. He is a mechanical engineer who joined IFM from BHP Billiton, where he was General Manager of its Metalloys division, one of the largest producers of manganese alloys in the world since 2008. Based in South Africa, Metalloys operates an eight submerged arc furnace ferromanganese and silicomanganese plant including a pelletising plant, metal recovery plant, briquetting plant and electrical power cogeneration plant. His role encompassed all operations, human resources, finance and administration, safety, health, environment and community, capital investment and projects. Prior to managing Metalloys, Chris was General Manager of Kermas' Tubatse Chrome plant (previously BHP Billiton's Samancor Chrome) until 2007. His role included the management of a six submerged arc furnaces ferrochrome plant including pelletising, sintering and chrome recovery producing 400,000 tonnes per annum of ferrochrome. He worked at Samancor Chrome for eight years. Chris holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Stephen Turner

Mr. Stephen John Turner is Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of International Ferro Metals Limited. He has extensive experience in financial markets and has specialised in the natural resources sector. Stephen has delivered resource projects in Australia, Southern Africa, Brazil, Fiji, New Caledonia and the Solomon Islands. He is also Non-executive Chairman of Vantage Goldfields Limited, a Non-executive Director of Iluka Resources Limited and an Executive Director of South American Ferro Metals Limited. He was a founding director of the Australian subsidiary of PSG Investment Group, then South Africa’s sixth largest investment bank. He has an extensive network of business contacts and has raised equity capital in Australia, the UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the USA. Stephen is an Australian Chartered Accountant.

Johannes Muller

Mr. Johannes Frederick Jacobus Muller is Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Executive Director of International Ferro Metals Limited. He obtained his Bachelor in Accounting honours degree at the University of Stellenbosch in 1994. After completing his articles with Deloitte & Touche and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1997, he spent two years in London working for three international investment banks where he gained extensive experience in financial instruments and international financial markets. Upon returning to South Africa he worked as a treasury manager for the Old Mutual group for four years during which time he qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst. Thereafter he worked for ABSA Bank for two years as investment specialist. He joined IFM in 2007 as Group Financial Manager and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2009 and Finance Director in March 2010.

Steynberg Janse van Rensburg

Mr. Steynberg Janse van Rensburg is General Manager - Operations of International Ferro Metals Ltd. He qualified as an Engineer (Metallurgical) in 1995 and completed a General Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2010. He joined IFM on 14 September 2012 and brings with him experience in technical and general management. His 15 year career in the Ferro Alloy industry developed his skills in Behavioural Based Safety, Organisational Restructuring, Output Optimisation, Plant Construction/Commissioning, Business Improvement and Leadership Development.

Maurice Mkhwanazi

Mr. Maurice Mkhwanazi is General Manager - Mining of International Ferro Metals Ltd. He has 17 years’ experience in the mining industry. He holds a National Higher Diploma in Metalliferous Mining from the Technikon of the Witwatersrand and a Mine Manager’s Certificate of competency. Maurice joined IFM’s mining division from Harmony Gold Mine in March 2011 as Operations Manager – Mines. He started in the mining industry as a Learner Official and he has worked his way up through all mining supervisory and management levels to his current occupation. Maurice has experience in several different ore body types and has worked in both the Platinum and Gold industries prior to him joining IFM.

Ben Fourie

Mr. Ben Fourie is Executive Manager Business Development of International Ferro Metals Ltd. He has more than twenty-two years’ experience in the mining industry. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) degree from the University of Pretoria as well as a mine manager’s certificate. Prior to joining IFM’s mining division in September 2011, Ben was employed by one of the world’s largest platinum producers. From a graduate in training, he received regular promotions to Section Manager, Unit Business Manager, General Manager and ultimately Vice-President responsible for Mine Services. In the process, Ben managed sites with large numbers of employees (6,500 being the largest) producing 360,000 tonnes per month with 340,000 tonnes per month through metallurgical plants. In his capacity as vice president, he was among others, Chairman of the Development Trust and a member of the Executive Working Committee of the ICMM. He was further responsible for long term and strategic planning, resource management, and other mining services on group level. Ben joined IFM in September 2011.

Francois Malherbe

Mr. Francois Malherbe is Executive Manager Marketing of International Ferro Metals Ltd. He has more than twenty years’ experience in the mining and metals industry. He holds a Magister Philosophy in Mineral Economics, Honours Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Geology from Rand Afrikaans University. Francois brings a wealth of experience ranging from business analysis, distribution, and technical experience to commercial marketing and held various marketing related managerial positions within BHP Billiton over the past 20 years. Prior to joining IFM, Francois was based in Europe and South East Asia where he gained valuable international marketing exposure.

Hannes van Dyk

Mr. Hannes van Dyk is Chief Financial Officer of IFM , subsidiary of International Ferro Metals Ltd. After qualifying in financial management in 1990, Hannes van Dyk was involved in operational finance in different corporate manufacturing environments in South Africa up until 1996 when he joined the mining and smelting industry at one of the leading ferrochrome producers in South Africa. In 1999 he was awarded a Masters degree in Accounting after completion of his dissertation. His experience has ranged from cost and financial management, tax, accounting, governance and internal control as well as extensive management experience within the ferrochrome industry. Hannes also held various positions with extensive board exposure to multinational corporate shareholders. He joined IFM in December 2008.

Wayne Kernaghan

Mr. Wayne John Kernaghan is Company Secretary of International Ferro Metals Limited. Wayne is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia with a number of years’ experience in various areas of the mining industry. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Chartered Secretary.

Tian Xia

Ms. Tian Xia is Non-Executive Director of International Ferro Metals Limited. She received a Bachelor of Industrial Accounting degree in 1992 from the East China University of Metallurgy. In the same year she joined JISCO as an accountant. Tian became a Certified Public Accountant of China in 1996 and received an MBA Degree in 2000 from Xi’an University of Science and Technology. She was appointed Board Director in 2005 and Chief Financial Officer of the JISCO Group in 2008 respectively. Tian has extensive experience in accounting, auditing, financing, production planning and cost control in steel industry.

Xiaoping Yang

Mr. Xiaoping Yang is Non-Executive Director of International Ferro Metals Limited. He holds a Masters Degree from the Beijing University of Science and Technology. He joined Sinosteel Co as a Project Manager and became Branch General Manager in 1994. Xiaoping moved to South Africa in 1998 where he undertook the role of Managing Director and CEO of ASA Metals (Pty) Ltd, a South African chrome mining and smelter business. Xiaoping joined JISCO as Assistant President in July 2002.

John Ballard

Mr. John Charles Ballard is Independent Non-Executive Director of International Ferro Metals Ltd. He has extensive experience across a wide range of industries as both a senior executive and a Non-executive Director. He was previously Managing Director and CEO of Southcorp Limited, Managing Director of Asia Pacific, United Biscuits Limited and Managing Director Snack Foods, Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, Chairman of Elders Limited and Wattyl Limited, a Director of Woolworths Limited and Email Limited, a Director of CSR Limited and subsequently Rinker Limited, a Director of Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited and a Trustee of the Sydney Opera House Trust. He is currently a Director of Magellan Flagship Fund Limited, Chairman of the Advisory Boards at Pacific Equity Partners, and a Director of the Sydney Neuro Oncology Group. John is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA from Columbia University, New York.

Stephen Oke

Mr. Stephen Douglas Oke is Independent Non-Executive Director of International Ferro Metals Limited. He holds a BSc Honours degree in Geology from the University of Southampton and an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand Graduate School of Business. He has over thirty five years’ experience in the mining and metals industry of which some twelve years was spent in various operational management positions for the National Coal Board, Anglovaal Ltd, BP Coal and Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Co Ltd. Subsequently he has held senior positions in the investment banking industry for Smith New Court, Merrill Lynch, NM Rothschild and Sons and Standard Bank, specialising in the metals and mining sector where he advised on a number of transactions and equity capital fund raisings worldwide. Stephen is currently Chairman of Shaft Sinkers Holdings Plc and a director of Kolar Gold Limited.

Terence Willsteed

Mr. Terence Vincent Coleman Willsteed is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of International Ferro Metals Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Since 1973 he has been the principal of consulting mining engineers Terence Willsteed & Associates. His 50 year career in the mining industry has included senior operational and engineering management positions with Zinc Corporation, Mt Isa Mines Limited and Consolidated Goldfields Limited. His recent public directorships include Niuminco Group Limited, South American Ferro Metals Limited, Takoradi Limited, Vantage Goldfields Limited and Goldsearch Limited. In his consulting experience, Terence has been involved in the assessment and development of a wide range of mineral, coal and oil shale projects, and has participated in the management of developing and operating mineral projects both in Australia and internationally.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anthony Grey

2,248,230

Christiaan Jordaan

8,006,440

Stephen Turner

1,343,580

Johannes Muller

2,803,620

Steynberg Janse van Rensburg

1,920,010

Maurice Mkhwanazi

2,260,350

Ben Fourie

2,674,840

Francois Malherbe

2,832,440

Hannes van Dyk

3,333,280

Wayne Kernaghan

--

Tian Xia

--

Xiaoping Yang

--

John Ballard

--

Stephen Oke

--

Terence Willsteed

--
As Of 29 Jun 2013
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