Mr Li, aged 58, was appointed as the Interim CEO and an Executive Director of the Company in January 2022. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Company as the Executive General Manager – Commercial in January 2020 and is the Executive General Manager – Australia and Commercial since July 2020 with responsibilities for the Dugald River and Rosebery operations and Australia support functions, and also the Supply and Marketing functions.
Mr Li is also currently responsible for the Africa operations. He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Li holds a Bachelor’s degree in English language from the Normal College for Foreign Language of Beijing Union University in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). He has extensive experience in international business and the non-ferrous metals industry. Mr Li joined China Minmetals Corporation (CMC) in 1987. He has held various senior management positions with subsidiaries of CMC in the PRC, Australia, Mexico and the USA. Mr Li was also a Director of the Company from 2009 to 2012. He was a Vice President of China Minmetals Non-ferrous Metals Company Limited in Beijing, leading several global trading departments from 2016 to 2018. Mr Li was the President and CEO of Minmetals Inc. (L.A.) from 2018 to 2019.