Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) has appointed Zimi Meka to the board as an independent non-executive director, with effect from today.
Mr Meka is chief executive and a founding director of consulting and engineering firm Ausenco Pty Ltd. He has more than 35 years’ experience in the design, construction and operation of minerals processing plants and infrastructure, both in Australia and internationally. He has grown Ausenco from its inception in Australia into a well-respected global business with more than 3000 people across 26 offices in 14 countries servicing the minerals & metals, oil & gas and industrial sectors.
Commenting on the appointment, MinRes chairman James McClements said:
“On behalf of my fellow directors, I am delighted to welcome Zimi to the MinRes family. His significant commercial and engineering experience and ability to deliver innovative solutions to the resources industry will be of significant value to MinRes. His appointment will broaden and strengthen the board as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”
Mr Meka’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours in Mechanical Engineering) from the Queensland University of Technology. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of Engineers Australia.