Co-founder of Pilbara Minerals to step down

Company News

by Rachael Jones

Australian lithium developer Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) has announced that non-executive director Mr John Young will step down from the Company’s board, effective immediately.

Mr Young’s decision reflects his growing personal and business commitments, including as Managing Director of ASX-listed gold developer Spitfire Materials Limited (ASX:SPI).

Mr Young co-founded Pilbara Minerals as a strategic metals exploration and development company with Mr Neil Biddle four years ago.

He has made a substantial contribution to the Company’s rapid growth to become a leading mid-tier mining company, now on the cusp of first production.

Meanwhile, highly experienced company director and advisor Sally-Anne Layman has been appointed to the board as non-executive director.

Shares Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS) down 1.2 per cent to 86c.

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.