Big Picture – A Deep Dive Examination of Kore Potash
Kore Potash Snapshot
David Hathorn - Chairman
David Hathorn (56) was the CEO of the Mondi Group. Previous to Mondi, David was at Anglo American, where he was a member of the group executive committee from 2003 and an executive director of Anglo American PLC from 2005, serving on several of the boards of the group’s major mining operations.
Brad Sampson – Chief Executive Officer
Brad Sampson has more than 25 years industry experience including building and managing large scale mining project across numerous locations including West and Southern Africa.
A qualified mining engineer, he has significant mine development and operating experience, and has held leadership positions at several publicly listed companies.
Brad was most recently CEO of ASX listed Tiger Resources Limited, a copper producer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which in January 2018 entered into a binding agreement to sell its assets to a Chinese group for US$250m.
Prior to this, Brad held senior positions at Newcrest Mining Ltd including General Manager of Newcrest's West African operations. From 2008 to 2013, Brad was the CEO of AIM/ASX listed Discovery Metals Ltd, where he was hired to lead the project financing, construction and subsequent production of the Company's flagship copper asset in Botswana. Other notable positions include General Manager at Goldfields' operations in South Africa and Australia.
Jonathan Trollip - Non-Executive Director
Jonathan is a globally experienced Director (both executive and non-executive) with over 30 years of commercial, corporate, governance and legal and transactional expertise. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed Global Value Fund Ltd, Future Generation Investment Company Ltd and Antipodes Global Investment Company Ltd and holds various private company directorships in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors.
Leonard Math - Non-Executive Director
Leonard Math graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Information Systems. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2005 he worked as an auditor at Deloitte before joining GDA Corporate as Manager of Corporate Services. Leonard has extensive experience in relation to public company responsibilities including ASX and ASIC compliance, control and implementation of corporate governance, statutory financial reporting and shareholder relations within both the retail and institutional sectors.
Leonard is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of ASX listed Gulf Manganese Corporation.
Timothy Keating – Non-Executive Director
Timothy Keating is Head of Mining Investment Private Equity at the State General Reserve Fund (SGRF), a sovereign wealth fund of the Sultanate of Oman.
Timothy joined SGRF in 2015 from Madini Mineral Resources, where he was head of new business development and responsible for identifying, negotiating and structuring acquisitions and investments in private and listed companies.
Prior to Madini, he was CEO of African Nickel Limited (2010-2013), where he grew the business through various transactions and fund raisings. He also worked at Investec Bank for the Commodities and Resource Finance Team (2004-2010) and in the Black Mountain Mine owned by Anglo American plc, in South Africa.
José Antonio Marino – Non-Executive Director
José Antonio, aged 36, joined SQM in 2016 and is currently M&A Director, prior to which he worked at EPG Partners as head of a mining private equity fund, at Asset Chile, a Chilean boutique investment bank, and at Santander Investment. He is a qualified Civil Engineer having graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
David Netherway – Non-Executive Director
David Netherway is a mining engineer with over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. He was involved in the construction and development of the New Liberty, Iduapriem, Siguiri, Samira Hill and Kiniero gold mines in West Africa and has mining experience in Africa, Australia, China, Canada, India and the Former Soviet Union. Mr Netherway served as the CEO of Shield Mining until its takeover by Gryphon Minerals.
Prior to that, he was the CEO of Toronto listed Afcan Mining Corporation, a China focused gold mining company that was sold to Eldorado Gold in 2005. He was also the Chairman of Afferro Mining which was acquired by IMIC in 2013. Mr Netherway has held senior management positions in a number of mining companies including Golden Shamrock Mines, Ashanti Goldfields and Semafo Inc.
Mr Netherway is currently the Chairman of AIM-listed Altus Strategies plc, ASX-listed Canyon Resources Ltd and TSX-V listed Kilo Goldmines Ltd, and a non-executive director of TSX and AIM listed Avesoro Resources Inc. He also holds various private company directorships.
Kore Potash Plc | 25 Moorgate | London | EC2R 6AY |
Cedarwood House | Ballywood Office Park | Ballyclare Drive | Bryanston 2021| South Africa
PHONE: +27 11 469 9140
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Level 14, 240 St George’s Terrace,
West Perth, Western Australia, 6005
Phone: (+61 8) 9365 8014
AUSTRALIAN SHARE REGISTRY
Advanced Share Registry Services (Pty) Ltd
110 Stirling Hwy,
Nedlands, Western Australia, 6009
Phone: (+61 8) 9389 8033