Guido Janssen appointed CEO of Nyrstar

Wednesday January 31, 2024

Budel-Dorplein, 31 January 2024 - Guido Janssen - currently Nyrstar's Co-CEO with operational responsibility for Nyrstar's European and US operations - has been appointed Global CEO of the Nyrstar Group effective Friday 2 February 2024.

Dale Webb has resigned from Nyrstar for personal reasons after three and a half years in senior executive positions with the company, most recently as Global Co-CEO. Dale joined Nyrstar in June 2020 in the role of Vice President Australian Operations and has been Co-CEO with Guido Janssen since December 2022. As part of this transition, Dale will continue to support Guido and the Nyrstar teams until the end of March.

From Friday 2 February 2024, Guido will be responsible for the company's global operations in Europe, Australia and the US. Australian operational and functional leaders will report to the Nyrstar Group CEO, while a review of reporting structures is completed.

"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Guido Janssen as Nyrstar CEO. Guido's many years of experience leading Nyrstar's operations in Europe and the US, together with his more recent role as Co-CEO, mean he is well placed to continue to drive Nyrstar's success in the future," said Jeremy Weir, Executive Chairman and CEO of Trafigura. "I also want to thank Dale Webb for his significant contribution to Nyrstar and to wish him all the very best in his future endeavours".

About Nyrstar:

Nyrstar is an international producer of critical minerals and metals essential for a low carbon future.

With a market leading position in zinc and lead, Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the United States and Australia and employs approximately 4,000 people. Its Corporate Office is based in Budel-Dorplein, the Netherlands.

The company’s operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate reliable and efficient delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products.

Nyrstar’s operating business is wholly owned by Trafigura, one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading and supply chain logistics companies. Visit

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