Jeremy Meynert appointed Chief Development Officer
Simon Tyrrell appointed Chief Operating Officer
- Greatland adds to leadership team with key appointments focused on growth and project development
- Jeremy Meynert brings global mining sector transactional and capital markets experience from investment banking and senior executive roles with Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue) and prior to that with Resolute Mining Limited (Resolute)
- Simon Tyrrell joins from Northern Star Resources Limited (Northern Star) where he led major capital projects from study through to implementation and brings with him over 25 years of operational, engineering and project development experience
Greatland Gold plc (AIM: GGP; Greatland or Company) is pleased to announce the appointments of Jeremy Meynert as Chief Development Officer and Simon Tyrrell as Chief Operating Officer. The new appointments support Greatland as it enters an exciting phase of growth with its Havieron gold-copper project progressing towards production and a planned listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Jeremy Meynert – Chief Development Officer / Business Development Team
Mr Meynert has extensive internationaltransactional and capital marketsexperienceas an investment banker and senior executive in the mining sector. Mr Meynert is aqualified lawyer with a Bachelor of Laws (Distinction), Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours) and a Master of Mining Engineering (Excellence).
In his role as Chief Development Officer, Mr Meynert will be responsible for the business development, strategy, investor relations, external affairs, company secretariat and human resources functions.
Mr Meynert successfully led multiple value accretive corporate and asset-level transactions during his tenure with Fortescue and Resolute. Additionally at Resolute, Mr Meynert was responsible for multiple debt and equity capital raisings and its secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Working alongside Mr Meynert are Business Development Managers Jeremy Tan and Rowan Krasnoff who join Greatland from Fortescue where they were Corporate Development Managers. Mr Tan is a specialist metals and mining investment banker, having worked for UBS and Citi in Australia and in the UK. Mr Krasnoff is a corporate lawyer by background, focused on resources and infrastructure and having previously worked with Ashurst and IFM Investors.
Simon Tyrrell – Chief Operating Officer
Mr Tyrrell joins Greatland from his most recent senior leadership role as General Manager responsible for processing, asset management and major project portfolios at gold miner Northern Star. He has more than 25 years of operational, engineering and project development experience primarily focused on precious and base metals. Mr Tyrrell holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Minerals Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy, and is a Chartered Professional and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Mr Tyrrell will lead Greatland’s technical team and oversee the transition of Havieron from development to production including the integration of Havieron into the Telfer processing plant.
During his tenure at Northern Star, Mr Tyrrell was responsible for all major capital projects from study through to implementation including the Thunderbox, Pogo, and Jundee Expansion Projects which delivered materially higher throughput and operating cost reductions further extending mine life at each operation.
Mr Tyrrell has previously held senior consulting roles with Ausenco and CPC Engineering and earlier in his career held various operational roles with Newcrest, Normandy Mining Limited and Western Areas Limited.
Greatland Managing Director, Shaun Day, commented:
“Jeremy and Simon bring a wealth of experience in strategic and operational roles that will benefit Greatland as we continue to evolve from an explorer/developer to producer. Our ability to appoint such high calibre people demonstrates the progress we have made at Greatland and confidence in our world class Havieron project. We are extremely proud of the multi-disciplinary team that we have built at Greatland over the last 18 months and are delighted to round out our leadership with these new hires.”
For further information, please contact:
Greatland Gold plc
Shaun Day, Managing Director | [email protected]
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