Richard Robinson (France)

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"Mr. Richard Robinson serves as Director of Recylex SA since April 8, 2003 and is also Chairman of the Company's Remuneration and Nomination Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. He is also Director of Recytech SA and of Mount Bele Resources Liberia Ltd, as well as Manager of HRI BVBA and Chairman of Mount Bele Resources Ltd. Mr. Robinson was Executive Director of Gold Fields of South Africa Ltd before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Gold Fields Limited and, in 1998, Chief Executive Officer of LaSource SAS (France). He holds a Master of Science degree in Mineral Economics from the Queen's University in Canada."[1]

From 2009: "Richard Robinson (56 years old) was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Gold Fields Limited (1997-1998) and an executive director of Gold Fields of South Africa Ltd (GFSA). During his tenure, Robinson led the successful merging of GFSA's and Gencor Ltd.'s gold assets to form Gold Fields Limited. In addition, at various times during his career at Gold Fields, Robinson had executive responsibility for gold operations, gold exploration, international operations, the base metals and coal operations, and all group commercial activities.

"Following Gold Fields, Robinson became Managing Director of Normandy LaSource SAS (1998-2001), a joint venture between Normandy Mining Limited of Australia and the French State, with interests in Africa, Europe, Middle East and CIS. Robinson was responsible for the unbundling and restructuring of the joint venture to focus on precious metals with concurrent management of its gold operations, exploration and development projects.

"Currently, Robinson is a Director of Recylex SA, a Euronext listed company involved in base metal recycling, refining and high purity special metals and Crew Gold Corporation, a Toronto and Oslo listed company involved in gold mining in Guinea. Robinson recently stepped down as Chairman of the Board of Metalor Technologies International SA following the sale of the company to private equity." [1]


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  1. Richard Robinson, reuters, accessed January 28, 2015.