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.
Dr Levi previously served as President and CEO of Alhstrom-Munksjö Oyj, a global fiber materials company listed in Finland, where he led a successful transformation of the business by refocusing its product portfolio towards value-added specialty products. Prior to that, Dr. Levi was Senior Vice President and Business President of the $3 billion emulsion polymers division of chemicals manufacturer Styron, including during the period in which Styron was acquired by Bain Capital from Dow Chemical Company. Dr. Levi previously had spent over twenty-two years at Dow in various departments and roles, ultimately serving as general manager of the emulsion polymers business.
Dr Levi is also a Non-Executive Director of Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc, the leading global performance materials company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Dr Levi holds a doctorate in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Milan, Statale, Italy.
Selected as one of Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion in 2009 by Forbes, SIMPAC has proven its bright prospects with outstanding performances in the Asia Pacific region. Furthermore, Forbes also named SIMPAC Metal as Asia's 100 Best Under A Billion in 2011.
SIMPAC Metal has accomplished a mutual growth with its global steel manufacturing clients including POSCO and Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd. and contribute to the development of steel industry in Korea. SIMPAC Metal became one of the globally renowned comprehensive metal alloy manufacturers within a short period of time, despite its lack of manganese mine. Now, SIMPAC Metal can stand beside many of world’s most successful manufacturers.
Furthermore, SIMPAC Metal has further reinforced its capabilities to develop itself as the global comprehensive metal alloy manufacturer through its successful M&A with SIMPAC Metalloy in 2016.
Meanwhile, Mr. Choi strives to raise Korea’s status in international steel and metal alloy industries to a higher level. He also has endeavored to foster development in the industry and promote to exchange information with other members of International Manganese Institute (IMnI). He not only served as a board member of IMnI, but also participated in the 18th Asian Ferro-Alloys Conference held in Hong Kong on May 2017 as a speaker.
Rosa was the Regional Marketing Manager of Manganese Ore since October 2021. She has held various Marketing Manager roles within South32 front office, and more recently assumed the role of Acting General Manager for Aluminium and Derivatives.
Mr Li Weijian has the experience of Management, Mining, Metallurgical and Chemicals Technology in Manganese Industry for more than 30 years.
A prudent manager and inspiring leader, with a big picture commercial mind set, Malcolm is expertly skilled in enhancing cash flow, while keeping the human factor in clear perspective. He retains a robust record of accomplishment in developing and guiding a diversity of business interests towards long-term success.