Danakali Limited has appointed chartered accountant and finance executive Chris Els as chief financial officer.
Els has previously held the position for Mirabela Nickel and Norilsk Nickel (Australia).
Managing Director of Danakali Limited, Paul Donaldson said “His knowledge and depth of experience, particularly with companies transforming from development to the operational phase, in combination with his systems development, investor and financier relationship management and team building capabilities further strengthen our management capability as we progress the Colluli Potash Project in collaboration with our Joint Venture partners.”
The Colluli potash project is located in Eritrea, and is a 50/50 joint venture between the Eritrean National Mining Company (ENAMCO) and Danakali.
Colluli is strategically located 75 kilometres from the coast and is one of the most accessible potash deposits globally –publishing product specification sheets for key fertiliser ingredients used in their standard, granular and soluble SOP products.