Danakali Ltd. (ASX:DNK) announced the appointment of Mr. Chris Els as Chief Financial Officer, effective 3 December 2015.
Mr. Els is a chartered accountant and finance executive with over twenty two years industry experience spanning mining, manufacturing, agribusiness, and business services in Australia, South Africa and Brazil. His areas of expertise include amongst others equity, project and debt funding, M&A, business and financial strategy development, investor relations, and corporate governance.
Prior to joining Danakali, Mr. Els held Chief Financial Officer positions in both Mirabela Nickel and Norilsk Nickel (Australia).
Danakali Managing Director, Paul Donaldson, stated:
We are delighted that Chris is joining the Danakali team as we move into the next exciting phase of the Colluli Potash Project. His knowledge and depth of experience, particularly with companies transforming from development to the operational phase, in combination with his systems development, investor and financier relationship management and team building capabilities further strengthen our management capability as we progress the Colluli Potash Project in collaboration with our Joint Venture partners.