London, England – Horizonte Minerals Plc. (the “Company” or “Horizonte”) (AIM: HZM; TSX: HZM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Sepanta Dorri as a director of the Company with immediate effect.
Appointment of Ms Sepanta Dorri as Non-Executive Director
Following the AGM on the 14th May 2020, Ms Sepanta Dorri has now been appointed to the board as the nominee Director for Teck Resources (“Teck”) as a direct replacement for Alex Christopher who is stepping down due to other commitments.
The appointment follows the completion of all necessary due diligence by the Company’s Nomad as required under the AIM rules.
The Board of Directors of Horizonte would like to thank Alex Christopher for his many years of service to the Company. As the Company has evolved from an explorer to a developer, his input and guidance, both technically and commercially, has been invaluable, and we wish him every success for his future. The Directors look forward to working with Ms Sepanta Dorri to continue the development of both of the Company’s projects. Her experience in the nickel industry when working for Xstrata Nickel combined with her current role as Vice President of Corporate Development at Teck will provide valuable input for the next phase of the Company’s development.
Biography of Sepanta Dorri, BA, MAcc, MBA, CPA
Ms Dorri is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy and a Master of Accountancy, both from the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Business Administration from the London Business School. In her capacity as Vice President, Corporate Development of Teck Resources since late 2018, Ms Dorri is responsible for the identification and pursuit of external growth opportunities and providing support for internal growth initiatives. In earlier roles, Ms Dorri was Vice President, Corporate and Stakeholder Development at Teranga Gold, General Manager, Corporate Development at Xstrata Nickel, and Vice President, Investment Banking, Metals and Mining Group at Merrill Lynch Canada. She brings to the role 15 years of experience in mining and metals in the areas of corporate development, financial and investment banking.