Chinalco Mining Corporation International has announced that due to changes in personnel allocation within the group, Jin Yanbing has resigned as an executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer with effect from 26 May 2016. As a result, Gao Lidong has been appointed to replace Jin.
Gao has also been appointed as a member of each of the Remuneration Committee, the Executive Committee and the Futures Risk Management Committee, with effect from the same date.
In addition, Gao has been appointed as a Vice President of Minera Chinalco Perú S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, with effect from 9 May 2016.
After graduating from Peking University with a master degree in business administration, Gao worked in the Finance Department of China National Nonferrous Metals Industry Corporation from August 1993 to July 1998. He worked in China Non-Ferrous Asset Management Company under the State Bureau of Nonferrous Metal Industry from July 1998 to November 1999, and served as the deputy director of Finance Management Division under the Finance Department of China Copper Lead Zinc Corporation from November 1999 to April 2001.
From April 2001 to June 2003, he served as an assistant researcher in No. One Division of the Enterprise Supervision Bureau under State Economic and Trade Commission, and from June 2003 to June 2004, he served as an assistant researcher in No. One Division of the Office of Key Project Inspectors under National Development and Reform Commission.
From June 2004 to June 2008, he joined the Finance Department of Aluminum Corporation of China as a director for the General Office (Asset Management Office), and served as the chief financial officer and secretary to the board of directors of Yunnan Copper Co., Ltd. from June 2008 to February 2010.
From February 2010 to January 2015, Gao served as the general manager of Finance Department of China Copper Corporation Limited, and from January 2015 to August 2015, he served as the general manager of Finance Department of China Copper Corporation Limited, as well as a director of China Copper H.K. Holdings Limited.
From August 2015 to May 2016, he served as the chief financial officer of Chinalco Resources Corporation. Gao has been engaging in finance management in mining enterprises for years and has extensive experience in this area.