ChemX Materials (ASX:CMX) (ChemX or the Company), a materials technology company focused on providing critical materials required for electrification and decarbonisation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Lee as Chief Operating Officer. Mr Lee is a high calibre addition to the team and will significantly enhance the Company’s capacity to execute its strategy.
- ChemX continues its growth strategy with the appointment of Peter Lee as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
- Mr Lee has over 20 years of experience as a Chemical Engineer covering operations, corporate and consulting roles.
- This is a key step in the execution of ChemX’s energy transition and decarbonisation focused projects.
Mr Lee is a Chemical Engineer, who has more than 20 years’ experience working in a number of large mining companies, across Australia and Canada. Having commenced his career with Mount Isa Mines (MIM), then Rio Tinto (Queensland Alumina Ltd and Gove Alumina) , his last role was Executive ProcessMechanical, with WSP Golder. In this role, Mr Lee led multi-disciplinary teams in domestic and international Mining, Metals and Chemical Industry related Process Design, Evaluation and Optimisation studies.
Mr Lee received Honours in a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (UNSW) and has completed a Master of Business Administration (CQU). Along with the technical experience and qualifications, Mr Lee also brings strong leadership and management skills with significant knowledge and networks within the mining industry.
ChemX Managing Director, David Leavy, commented:
“ChemX is very pleased to have secured the services of someone of the calibre of Peter as our Chief Operating Officer. We are looking forward to harnessing his knowledge and working alongside him to maximise the opportunities from our projects, including the High Purity Alumina microplant being commissioned in Perth and the kaolin and manganese opportunities on the Eyre Peninsula.
“Peter’s appointment is a critical step in ChemX achieving its primary focus of becoming a producer of critical materials required for electrification and decarbonisation.”