Kalbar Operations Pty Ltd, the developer of the Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project, in East Gippsland, Victoria, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Executive Team.
Cameron Knox will join Kalbar as Chief Financial Officer in July 2020. Mr Knox brings 15+ years of experience in senior finance roles predominately in the mining and resources sector with global mining and resources projects.
Mr Knox brings to Kalbar a broad skill set and experience in compliance and corporate governance. He has extensive experience working with projects at different stages in their life cycles from feasibility, early-stage construction and fully operational mines.
John Francisco joined Kalbar as Project Director on 1 June 2020. Mr Francisco brings 30+ years of experience in the mining industry, having held project, operational and maintenance management roles with a number of gold and mineral sands mining operations across Australia, West and Central Africa and Papua New Guinea. He has a strong track record in early stage start-up of mining projects.
Kalbar CEO Jozsef Patarica said:
“We are delighted to have Cameron and John joining our team at this important time as we focus on the final stages of the EES process. Both Cameron and John’s depth of industry experience will be invaluable to Kalbar as we advance the Fingerboards Project. We welcome Cameron and John and look forward to their valuable contribution.”
“We are proud to be building a strong and capable team to deliver a new industry in the East Gippsland region and creating new jobs and business opportunities for the community to prosper and grow.”