ZEB Nickel Corp has appointed Alex Spiro and Anthony James Nieuwenhuys to its board of directors. Nieuwenhuys will serve as non-executive chairman, while Spiro will serve as a director.
Nieuwenhuys is currently the CEO of Eurasia Mining PLC, a PGM and battery metals company listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), which is focused on Russian PGE and battery metals assets. He was previously the COO of Polyus Gold, Russia’s largest gold miner, and the CEO of South African Lesego Platinum Mining Limited. Nieuwenhuys has an engineering background and has held senior executive positions at a number of EPC organisations, including SNC Lavalin and Bateman Diamonds.
Spiro is a well-known litigator and successful investor. He is a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and a former prosecutor. Spiro also serves as a board member and strategic advisor to a number of public and private companies, and is the chairman of Glassbridge Enterprises.
Greg McKenzie and Anton Drescher have resigned from the ZEB board of directors. Wayne Isaacs, CEO and director of ZEB, said the appointments of Nieuwenhuys and Spiro will assist the company in rapidly advancing the ZEB project towards production, adding that Nieuwenhuys’ experience in mine development, combined with Spiro’s leadership and management skills, adds an enormous amount of value to the company.
ZEB Nickel Corp is focused on exploring for and developing world-class mineral deposits, with a focus on metals that are critical in the production of rechargeable batteries, such as nickel, graphite, lithium, cobalt, manganese, copper and aluminum. The company is currently focused on developing its flagship ZEB Nickel Project, located in Limpopo, South Africa. The ZEB Nickel Project is a developing Class 1 nickel sulfide project located in the Bushveld Complex in South Africa. The project contains a historical NI 43-101 compliant resource over 3.9 million tons of contained sulfide nickel, ranking it number 8 in the global top ten nickel sulfide resources.