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Metro Mining appoints MBA and honours degree graduate Fiona Murdoch to board of directors

Murdoch is chair of KGL’s Risk and Audit Committee and sits on the board of Building Queensland as well as on the JV committee for the West Pilbara Iron Ore Project.
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Brisbane-based Metro Mining is focused on its flagship Bauxite Hills mine in Western Cape York, Queensland

Metro Mining Ltd (ASX:MMI) has appointed MBA and Australian Institute of Company Directors graduate Fiona Murdoch to its board.

Murdoch has more than 28 years of experience in the resources and infrastructure sectors in Australia and internationally and is a non-executive director for KGL Resources Ltd (ASX:KGL).

With an honours degree in law, Murdoch’s mining sector experience includes senior operational roles with AMCI investments, MIM Holdings and Xstrata Queensland.

READ: Metro Mining due to recommence bauxite mining in mid to late March

Metro chairman Stephen Everett said Fiona’s appointment followed an extensive national search conducted by an independent executive search organisation.

“Fiona certainly set a high benchmark during the appointment process, her board and executive experience bring considerable expertise to our company as we continue to focus on the Bauxite Hills Mine and all that is required to facilitate its expansion.

“The directors look forward to working with Fiona whose skills will be of considerable benefit as we continue to work to maximise company and shareholders value.”

READ: Metro Mining plans to life production by 17% at Bauxite Hills project

Ms Murdoch sad Metro Mining was widely recognised as a company that delivered on its undertakings.

“Metro’s journey has not been without its challenges and it is a credit to the board, senior management and the entire team that the company has progressed from explorer to miner.

“Construction of the Bauxite Hills Mine was conducted in just five months and production guidance was reached in the first year of mining operations.

“The challenge now is to build upon that, reduce costs and increase value for all shareholders.

“I am delighted to be joining the board and I am looking forward to contributing my skills to ensure that Metro maximises all available opportunities.”

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