Richmond Mining Limited has announced that it has appointed BHP Billiton executive Lou Jelenich as the company’s non-executive Director.


Mr Jelenich brings 35 years of experience in iron ore operations and technologies at BHP Steel and iron ore marketing at BHP Billiton Iron Ore to his new role.


Mr Jelenich has held the position of Manger Technical Services BHP Iton Ore, where he was responsible for promoting the sale of iron ore to Asian and European markets as well as being responsible for product quality, market analysis, customer processes and quality performance requirements.


Richmond’s Chairman, Howard Dawson, congratulated Mr Jelenich’s appointment, praising his extensive experience in operational leadership, technical and marketing experience.