MOPANI Copper Mines has announced the appointment of Nathan Bullock as its new chief executive officer.
Bullock takes over from Chris Vermeulen who left the mining giant in July this year.
Mopani public relations manager Nebert Mulenga made the announcement in a statement yesterday.
“Mopani Copper Mines Plc is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer, Mr Nathan Bullock, who joins the company from BHP Olympic Dam Mine in Australia. Mr Bullock takes over from Mr Chris Vermeulen, who left Mopani Copper Mines Plc in July 2019. The new Chief Executive Officer has since taken up his appointment and will be based at the head office in Kitwe. Mopani Copper Mines Plc Chief Services Officer, Mrs Senga Chitoshi, announced the appointment and arrival of Mr Bullock in a statement to the employees on Friday, 8 November 2019,” stated Mulenga.
“Mr Bullock, a geologist who holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) in Applied Geology and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geoscience, both from Queensland University of Technology, has a range of experience in mining and processing; including strategic planning, underground technical, concentrators and smelting/refining operations. He has also previously worked at Glencore’s Mount Isa Copper Mine and Ernest Henry Mine in Australia in a number of management roles.”