Appointment of Executive Chairman
VECCO GROUP ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT RORRISON AS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Vecco Group is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed Mr Robert Rorrison as Executive Chairman.
Mr Rorrison brings extensive experience to Vecco Group as it embarks on a new phase in the company’s development and the assessment of its Vanadium rich mining projects.
Mr Rorrison was previously an Executive Director of Macquarie Group for 10 years, finishing his tenure as Chairman of Resources, Asia with responsibility for the natural resources investment banking function for 10 Jurisdictions, including Japan, Korea, China, India and Hong Kong.
He worked for Macquarie Group and its affiliates from April 1990 to March 2015, specialising in natural resources sectors, including metals and mining, oil & gas and agriculture.
Mr. Rorrison is currently the controlling shareholder and Managing Director of Chengyu Group Limited, a private group based in Hong Kong. He is also:
- the representative of Shanghai Stock Exchange listed Baiyin Nonferrous Group Co. Ltd on the Board of Banro Corporation Limited, a DRC gold mining company, and
- a Director of ASX Listed UraniumSA Limited.
“Rob brings his broad resources sector investment experience and proven boardroom leadership to the role of Chairman of Vecco Group’s Board of Directors” said Tom Northcott, Vecco Group’s CEO.
About Vecco Group
Vecco Group operates within the vanadium and industrial metals sectors. Our primary asset is the Vecco Vanadium Project located north of Julia Creek, in Queensland Australia. The Vecco project is a shallow and high-grade vanadium deposit.
We are supporting the global steel industry and the renewable energy revolution by ensuring the global supply of vanadium remains available and affordable. Vanadium is used in high strength steel and for energy storage applications – such as the Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB) which provides long lasting, economical storage of energy produced from renewable and sustainable means. By producing a high grade vanadium electrolyte for VRBs, Vecco will be supporting the renewable energy production and storage revolution.