Mining company Ferrexpo appointed Monday James (Jim) North, acting CEO, six months later, after Konstantin Zhevago temporarily retired to deal with the legal problems in Ukraine.
"Jim will combine his position as chief operating officer with the position of acting CEO. It will not be included in the composition of the Board, but will be invited to all Council meetings. Chris Maeve was asked to return to his previous position of CFO," - said in message company.
According to Ferrexpo, North will assume the responsibilities of the General Director, with effect from 28 may following the annual General meeting.
Before joining Ferrexpo in 2014 Jim North was chief operating officer of London Mining plc, where he was responsible for developing the operating and investment strategy of the company worldwide. Prior to that, he held various senior positions in Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Mount Isa Mines in Africa, South America and Australia.
Ferrexpo is a Swiss iron ore company with headquarters in Ukraine. for 40 years, she is engaged in the production, processing and sale of iron ore pellets of high quality for the global steel industry. In 2019, the Group produced 10.5 million tons of pellets, becoming the third largest exporter of pellets to the global steel industry with a market share of about 8%.