Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Polymetal International Plc LSE:POLY London Ordinary Share JE00B6T5S470 ORD NPV
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  38.50 2.95% 1,344.00 1,345.50 1,347.00 1,350.50 1,326.00 1,329.50 1,926,868 16:35:00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Industrial Metals 1,475.8 334.1 61.9 22.0 6,319

Polymetal: Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Directors

12/12/2019 7:00am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)

 Polymetal International plc (POLY) 
Polymetal: Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Directors 
12-Dec-2019 / 10:00 MSK 
Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group. 
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. 
Date         12 December 2019 
*Polymetal International plc* 
        Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Directors 
Polymetal is pleased to announce that Italia Boninelli has been appointed as 
  Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect and Victor Flores 
  has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director effective from 30 
        January 2020. 
        Italia Boninelli 
   Ms Boninelli has more than 20 years' international experience in building 
  Human Capital with a proven track record in culture and change management, 
      corporate performance enhancement, and the full range of generalist HR 
   functions. Currently, she is an executive coach and organizational design 
  consultant with the focus on strategy facilitation, remuneration, conflict 
     resolution, HR advisory and leadership development. Her clients include 
        international banks, large corporations, accounting and management 
 consultancies, universities and business schools. Prior to this, she served 
    as the Executive VP for Organizational Development at AngloGold Ashanti. 
Before joining AngloGold Ashanti in 2010, she held the position of Senior VP 
        for Human Resources at Gold Fields. Ms Boninelli is also involved in 
different volunteer activities: she is an Independent Non-executive Director 
   of Hospice Witwatersrand (South Africa) and the Patron of WIMSA (Women in 
      Mining in South Africa). In 2015, she was nominated as one of the "100 
Global Inspirational Women in Mining" by Women in Mining, UK and BMO Capital 
  Markets. Italia Boninelli holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from 
        the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. 
Ms Boninelli has been appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee of 
        the Board. 
        Victor Flores 
      Mr Flores is currently the Director of Strategic Projects at Orion, an 
       investment management firm and a global industry leader in delivering 
 customized financial solutions to base and precious metals producers. Prior 
    to joining Orion in 2019, Mr Flores was a gold mining sector consultant, 
     having worked on projects for both senior gold companies and investment 
   advisors. From 2009 to 2018, he was a partner at Paulson & Co., a leading 
   NY-based hedge fund, where he was one of the Partners responsible for the 
        firm's gold investments. Before this, Mr Flores served as a Managing 
  Director and Senior Mining Analyst at HSBC for 11 years. Mr Flores started 
        his career at United Services Advisors (now US Global Investors), an 
       investment management company with the focus on natural resources and 
  precious metals, initially working as a sector analyst but later taking on 
   the role of Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer. Victor Flores 
   holds a Bachelor's degree in Geological Sciences and a Master's degree in 
 Energy and Mineral Resources from the University of Texas at Austin. He has 
        been a CFA charter holder since 1992. 
    Following these appointments, the Board will comprise ten directors: the 
        non-executive Chair, one executive Director and eight non-executive 
    Directors. Excluding the Chair, six members of the Board are independent 
        non-executive Directors. 
     Ian Cockerill, Board Chair, commented: "It gives me pleasure to welcome 
  Italia, who will strengthen our diversity and add human capital expertise, 
        and Victor with his deep knowledge of the industry and institutional 
        investors to the Board". 
      There is no further information on Ms Boninelli or Mr Flores, which is 
       required to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13 of the United Kingdom 
        Listing Rules, except for the information below regarding Mr Flores: 
        Current directorships: 
        Lydian International Limited (TSX:LYD). Director since June 2019. 
        Previous directorships: 
 Midas Gold Corp. (TSX:MAX / OTCQX:MDRPF). Director (May 2017 - March 2019). 
  Tower Hill Mines (TSX:ITH / NYSE American:THM). Director (May 2017 - March 
        About Polymetal 
    Polymetal International (LSE, MOEX: POLY, ADR: AUCOY) (together with its 
      subsidiaries - "Polymetal", the "Company", or the "Group") is a top-20 
      global gold producer and a top-5 global silver producer with assets in 
     Russia and Kazakhstan. The Company combines strong growth with a robust 
        dividend yield. 
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Forward-looking statements 
       This release may include statements that are, or may be deemed to be, 
"forward-looking statements". These forward-looking statements speak only as 
        at the date of this release. These forward-looking statements can be 
   identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the words 
        "targets", "believes", "expects", "aims", "intends", "will", "may", 
   "anticipates", "would", "could" or "should" or similar expressions or, in 
each case their negative or other variations or by discussion of strategies, 
plans, objectives, goals, future events or intentions. These forward-looking 
      statements all include matters that are not historical facts. By their 
    nature, such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, 
 uncertainties and other important factors beyond the company's control that 
  could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company 
 to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements 
        expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such 
  forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions regarding the 
     company's present and future business strategies and the environment in 
which the company will operate in the future. Forward-looking statements are 
     not guarantees of future performance. There are many factors that could 
   cause the company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ 
     materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. The 
company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any 
  updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to 
 reflect any change in the company's expectations with regard thereto or any 
  change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements 
        are based. 
ISIN:          JE00B6T5S470 
Category Code: BOA 
TIDM:          POLY 
Sequence No.:  34927 
EQS News ID:   934199 
End of Announcement EQS News Service 

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