Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007
The Board of Katanga Mining Limited is pleased to announce that Arthur Ditto has been appointed Chairman of the Companyâ€™s Board of Directors. Mr. Ditto will continue serving as Katangaâ€™s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Dittoâ€™s appointment follows the resignation of Robert Buchan as the Companyâ€™s Non-executive Chairman on Friday. George Forrest remains as the Companyâ€™s Non-executive Vice Chairman.
â€œI am delighted to take up this position as Chairman of the Company as we reach the final stages of the restart of our major copper-cobalt mine complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo,â€ stated Mr. Ditto. â€œWe will be shipping first copper in December on-time and on-budget, and the Board remains committed to delivering maximum value for all shareholders.â€