LONDON Zinc and
lead company Nyrstar NV has launched an organizational
restructuring, creating three distinct business segments:
mining; metals processing; and marketing, sourcing and
Greg McMillan, the
current chief operating officer, will leave Nyrstar but will
remain in an advisory role for the next three months to "ensure
an orderly transition to the new structure," the company
committee will grow to seven people from five with the addition
of Graham Buttenshaw as senior vice president of mining and Bob
Katsiouleris as senior vice president of marketing, sourcing
group general manager of mining in Latin America, will assume
responsibility for leading the companys global mining
operations. Katsiouleris, currently group general manager of
commercial operations, will lead the companys raw
materials strategy, marketing and sales of finished products
Roland Junck will
remain chief executive officer and Heinz Eigner will remain
chief financial officer. Michael Morley will continue as chief
corporate and development officer and also will act as senior
vice president of metals processing on an interim basis.
Russell Murphy will
remain as chief human resources, safety and environment officer
at the Zurich-based company.
"We have now reached a
point in the strategic journey of the company where it is
important for our continued growth that we create direct lines
of sight within the management committee for each of our three
core-value drivers," Junck said in a statement.
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Metal Bulletin.