Board

Mr Andrews has been the Executive Chairman of Magontec Limited since November 2009. From 2007 to 2009 Mr Andrews served as a Non-Executive Director of Advanced Magnesium Limited prior to the acquisition of Magontec GmbH and the company name change to Magontec Limited.

Mr Andrews has a financial services background in the funds management industry and in investment banking. From 1996 to 2005 he was a Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank and responsible for global distribution of Australian and New Zealand Equity products. From 1989 to 1996 Mr Andrews was the Chief Investment Officer at LGT Investment Management in charge of the group’s investment portfolios for the Australasian region.

Mr Andrews is also a Vice President of the International Magnesium Association.

Mr Xie is the President of Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co., Ltd. Mr Xie has been an employee of the Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co Ltd (QSLI) since 1984 and through this period has held a number of roles within the organisation and its subsidiary companies. Mr Xie is a Senior Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) degree from Chongqing University. QLSI is the parent company of Qinghai Salt Lake Magnesium Limited (QSLM).

QSLM was a 29.19% substantial shareholder in Magontec Limited as at 31 December 2016 and is the company with whom Magontec Limited has entered into a Cooperation Agreement together with a series of subsidiary agreements in relation to the Magontec Qinghai Mg alloy production facility at Golmud in Qinghai Province PRC.

Mr Labuschagne is the Executive Chairman of Aeris Resources Limited (formerly Straits Resources Limited) which is a substantial shareholder of Magontec Limited to the extent of 13.15% as at 31 December 2016.

Mr Labuschagne is an experienced mining executive with a career spanning more than 25 years, primarily in the gold industry, and has held various executive roles in South Africa, PNG, Fiji and Australia for a number of leading gold companies, including Emperor Gold Mines, DRD Gold and AngloGold Ashanti. Mr Labuschagne was previously Managing Director of ASX-listed gold company, Norton Gold Fields Limited.

Mr Li is the owner of Tianjin Keweier Metal Material Co Ltd (KWE (TJ)) in China. He is a graduate of Wuhan University of Technology and spent 10 years at Tianjin Auto Industry Company Ltd. For more than 10 years, Mr Li has built a trading and manufacturing business that specialises in magnesium products. KWE (TJ) has facilities located in Hong Kong and Tianjin and a broad experience of the global magnesium industry. Mr Li is a major beneficial shareholder in Magontec Limited.

Mr Shaw has extensive experience in business management in both an Executive and Non-Executive capacity. He has specialist skills in finance and financial analysis, audit committees and corporate governance. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Credit Corp (CCP) where he is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee. Mr Shaw holds Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting degrees.

Mr Kaye was admitted to legal practice in 1978 and employed as a solicitor at Allen Allen & Hemsley Solicitors. Thereafter he pursued his legal career at the NSW Bar and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003, practicing in commercial law. He has been involved in an array of commercial matters both advisory and litigious in nature and served on a number of NSW Bar Association committees including the Professional Conduct Committee. He has also served as a director for various private companies.

In the conduct of his practice as a barrister, he has acted for many financial institutions and commercial enterprises, both public and private and given both legal and strategic advice. He has had significant mediation experience and been involved in the successful resolution of complex commercial disputes. Mr Kaye is currently Chairman of Collins Foods Limited and Chairman of the Macular Disease Foundation of Australia.

In 2014, Mr Li was appointed as the Secretary of the Board of Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co Ltd (QSLI), the parent company of QSLM. After graduating from the Sichuan School of Statistics in 1992, Mr Li joined the Qinghai Salt Lake group of companies. In 2009, he qualified as a member of The Chinese Institute of Chartered Accountants (CPA).

Within QSLI, he maintains responsibility for and is involved in a number of functions including investor relations, external reporting, economics, finance and accounting. He is the alternate director to Mr Xie Kangmin.

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