Mr Chris Jordaan
Chief Executive Officer
Chris is a mechanical engineer who joined International Ferro Metals Limited from BHP Billiton, where he was General Manager of its Metalloys division, one of the largest producers of manganese alloys in the world since 2008.
Based in South Africa, Metalloys
operates an eight submerged arc furnace ferromanganese and silicomanganese plant including a pelletising plant, metal recovery plant, briquetting plant and electrical power co-generation plant.
role encompassed all operations, human resources, finance and administration, safety, health, environment and community, capital investment and projects.
Prior to managing Metalloys, Chris was General Manager of Kermas' Tubatse Chrome plant (previously BHP Billiton's Samancor Chrome) until 2007.
role included the management of a six submerged arc furnaces ferrochrome plant including pelletising, sintering and chrome recovery producing 400,000 tonnes per annum of ferrocrome.
He worked at Samancor Chrome for eight years.
Chris holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration.