Vedanta Resources appoints Chris Griffith as CEO
By siliconindia | Friday, 15 September 2023, 10:56:25 AM IST
Chris Griffith has been appointed as the chief executive officer for base metals and president of international businesses by Vedanta Resources. His appointment will take effect on October 2, 2023, according to a statement from the major global metal and mining company. Owning 68.11 percent of its Indian subsidiary Vedanta Ltd., Vedanta Resources is a major player in the oil and gas, zinc, iron ore, aluminium, power, and copper industries.
"Vedanta Resources today announced the appointment of Chris Griffith, former CEO of Gold Fields, one of the largest producers of gold in the world, as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Base Metals & President of its International Businesses," the statement said. In his new role as CEO for Base Metals, Chris Griffith will assume responsibility for steering both Vedanta Zinc International and Vedanta Copper businesses, it added.
Anil Agarwal, Chairman of Vedanta Group, said, "We welcome Chris Griffith to Vedanta as the CEO for Base Metals & President International. His extensive experience in the mining industry and leadership track record at Gold Fields, Amplats and Kumba make him an invaluable addition to our team, especially as we embark on an exciting growth phase in our copper business with the return of KCM (Konkola Copper Mines) to our portfolio". Chris holds a bachelor's degree in mining engineering from the University of Pretoria.
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