CFO appointment

Released : 26/09/2014 07:00

RNS Number : 6789S
Sirius Minerals Plc
26 September 2014

26 September 2014


Sirius Minerals Plc


CFO appointment


The Directors of Sirius Minerals Plc (AIM: SXX, OTCQX: SRUXY) ("Sirius" or the "Company") are pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Rhodes as Chief Financial Officer, commencing on 6 October 2014.


Rachel Rhodes has over fifteen years of experience in the mining sector, including with Anglo American Plc and, most recently, serving as Chief Financial Officer and a director of London Mining PLC from September 2008 until November 2013.  Rachel has extensive experience in raising Group and project finance, listing companies on both the LSE and JSE and in managing investor, community and senior government relations.


Rachel is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, having qualified with Coopers and Lybrand in 1997 and is a non-executive director and audit committee chairman of Anglo Pacific Group plc.  Rachel holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Cambridge University and in 2013, was recognised within the Global 100 Inspirational Women in Mining publication.


Chris Fraser, Managing Director and CEO of Sirius, commented:


"We are excited to have secured a CFO of the calibre of Rachel and she complements our existing team extremely well.  Rachel is bringing a wealth of valuable experience and insights gained through involvement in projects and companies that have already been through the different phases that a project like York Potash is undertaking.  We look forward to working with her during the next crucial phases of the Company's growth."


For further information, please contact:

Sirius Minerals Plc

Investor Relations





Tel: +44 8455 240 247

Joint Brokers

Liberum Capital Limited


Clayton Bush, Tim Graham


Tel: +44 20 3100 2222

Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited (NOMAD)

Steve Baldwin, Raj Khatri

Tel: +44 20 3037 2000

WH Ireland


Adrian Hadden

Tel: +44 20 7220 1666

Media Enquiries


Jos Simson, Mike Bartlett,

Emily Fenton

Tel: +44 20 7920 3150

Warrant Trading Enquiries

Liberum Capital Limited


Simon Smith


Tel: +44 20 3100 2171


About Sirius Minerals Plc

Sirius Minerals is a potash development company with properties in the United Kingdom (North Yorkshire) and the United States (North Dakota).  Its primary focus is the development of the York Potash Project which has the world's largest and highest grade deposit of polyhalite, a multi-nutrient form of potash containing potassium, sulphur, magnesium and calcium.  Incorporated in 2003, Sirius Minerals' shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market.  Its shares are also traded in the United States on the OTCQX through a sponsored ADR facility.  Further information on the Company can be found at

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