Anglo Pacific Group PLC (LON: APF, TSX: APY), the London and Toronto listed royalty company, today announced the appointment of Vanessa Dennett as an independent non-executive director of the Company, effective from 1 November 2018. Vanessa will also serve on the Company’s audit and remuneration committees.
Vanessa is a highly experienced mining executive, most recently as Senior Legal Counsel at Anglo American plc, specialising in M&A transactions and joint ventures. She brings a wealth of international transaction experience to the Board at a time when the Company is looking to accelerate its rate of growth. Vanessa is a qualified solicitor (England and Wales) as well as a qualified attorney, notary and conveyancer (South Africa).
Patrick Meier, Chairman of Anglo Pacific, commented:
“We are very pleased to welcome Vanessa to the Board following an extensive search process. Vanessa has invaluable experience of working on M&A transactions in the mining industry across a variety of commodities and jurisdictions. She is very familiar working within a framework of good corporate governance in public companies. We believe that Vanessa’s commercial experience gained in the mining sector complements the experience of our other directors and that she will bring fresh ideas as well as being a valuable sounding board for the wider executive team.”
Vanessa Dennett commented:
“I am delighted to be joining the Board of Anglo Pacific at what is an exciting time for the Company. The Company has ambitious plans to grow and diversify its royalty portfolio, backed by a strong balance sheet and an experienced management team. I look forward to being part of the growth journey over the coming years.”