SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Board of Highfield Resources announced that the Company’s CEO, Mr Ignacio Salazar, has been appointed as Managing Director of Highfield Resources Limited and will join the Board with effect from 28 July 2021.
Born and educated in northern Spain, and speaking five languages, Ignacio Salazar is an experienced international executive and proven CEO with an extensive international career spanning over 30 years in the natural resources industry encompassing both multinational companies and junior miners.
Before joining Highfield in July 2020, he worked in many countries throughout Europe as well as several countries in South America gaining extensive experience with the UK and North American capital markets, investor relations and in fundraising. Mr Salazar’s remuneration package remains unchanged following his appointment as Highfield’s Managing Director.
Highfield Resources Chairman CEO Richard Crookes announced: “The Board is delighted to announce this appointment. Ignacio’s strong track record of building positive and robust relationships with local communities and government bodies has continued since becoming Highfield’s CEO, culminating in the recent award of the Mining Concessions for the Muga Project.
The Board looks forward to continuing to work with him and his on-going energy, expertise and discipline as we advance towards building a safe, successful and sustainable operation at our world-class Muga Potash Project.”
Mr Salazar commented: “I am delighted to be joining the Highfield Board as Managing Director and continuing to work with our team in Pamplona, the Board and stakeholders to progress the construction of the Muga Project and successfully transition it into a sustainable and producing asset which will create significant value for shareholders and all stakeholders.”