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New positions at South32 filled with talented staff

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Global Mining Review,

South32 has given a statement that announces the new appointment to the executive team.

South32, the globally diversified metals and mining company, has given a statement via Chief Executive Officer, Graham Kerr, who announced two new appointments to the executive team.

The firm has created the roles of Chief Sustainability Officer and Chief Marketing Officer to reflect the direction of South32 and the importance the company places on its people, as well as the communities in which they operate, the environment and the customers.

The first new role has been awarded to Rowena Smith. As Chief Sustainability Office, she will be responsible for health, safety, environment, sustainability, and security in regards to South32 and its activites. Mrs. Smith has been working for South32 since March 2015, and has previously been in the position of Vice President Supply for the Australian region. During her extensive career in the mining and mineral processing industry, Rowena has held senior roles in operations, corporate and marketing.

Meanhwhile, Peter Finnimore has been appointed to the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Peter has been the Head of Marketing for South32 since May 2015. Based in Singapore, Peter has over 25 years of global experience in logistics and marketing and has worked in Japan, Australia, Russia, Cyprus and Switzerland.

These appointments will be effective 1 September 2017.

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