Andrew Cole

Chief Executive Officer

OZ Minerals

Andrew Cole joined OZ Minerals as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at the end of 2014. OZ Minerals is an ASX-listed (top 100) modern mining company focused on copper. It is based in South Australia.

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in exploration and operations in the resources industry. Following exploration geoscientist roles in Australia, Canada, USA and Mexico with Rio Tinto Exploration (CRA and Kennecott), Andrew spent 10 years in mine development and mine operations with Rio Tinto in Australia, China, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Andrew was Chief Operating Officer of Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium in 2013, responsible for the leadership of more than 5,000 employees across four operating sites based out of Montreal.

Andrew is particularly passionate about leading and developing people, creating safe workplaces and driving continuous improvement.


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