The Executive Committee will be made up of the Chairman, the two Vice-Chairmen and the Secretary General. The past Chairman may also be invited, but not required, to serve on the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee will meet from time to time, as is necessary, to discuss and take action on matters of particular importance and urgency. The Executive Committee will also be charged with proposing a list of candidates for office to the General Assembly.
Executive Committee Policy
Patrick joined the Assore group in 2002 after his Master’s Degree at the University of Colorado (USA).
He was appointed a Director of Ore & Metal, the selling and Marketing agent for all of Assmang’s products, in 2007, and is currently its Chairman as well as the Group Marketing Director for Assore Limited. In addition, from 1st January 2019, Patrick was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Assore Limited. Patrick was appointed as a director of Assmang in 2008 and Assore in 2016, and is on the board of Orsteel Proprietary Limited, the ultimate holding company of Assore. In 2016 Patrick was appointed as the Chairman of Cato Ridge Alloys Ltd, a 50% owned subsidiary of Assmang Ltd, producing Medium Carbon Ferro Manganese. On 1st July 2020, Patrick was appointed as the Managing Director of Assore International Holdings, based in Winchester, United Kingdom. From January 2021 Patrick was appointed as the Chairman of MARA the REACH Manganese Consortium and has been Vice Chairman if the International Manganese Institute since July 2018.
In Vale, Branislav was responsible for global sales of Mn (more than two millions tons of Mn ore and half a million tons of Mn alloys) and also represented the company in IMnI as the chairman of the statistic's committees, member of M&C committee and also in the board of the association. In October 2012, Branislav rejoined OFZ as its Managing Director and is responsible for the strategy of the company. He also represents OFZ in IMnI.