Gerhard Veldsman

Executive GM Pilbara Operations at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

Gerhard Veldsman

Gerhard Veldsman

Executive GM Pilbara Operations at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

Biography

Gerhard Veldsman, Executive GM Pilbara Operations

Mr Veldsman was appointed Executive General Manager Pilbara Operations in February 2018. He started his career at Fortescue in 2011 and has led the Port and Rail operations and Solomon Hub. Most recently, he was GM Iron Ore Projects, responsible for the Iron Bridge Joint Venture Magnetite Project and feasibility studies into the Western Hub and Nyidinghu.

With more than 15 years’ industry experience spanning various commodities and operations in Australia and South Africa, Mr Veldsman’s previous experience includes senior operations management, asset reliability and overseeing mechanical, structural and expansion projects.

Mr Veldsman holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mech), Masters of Engineering (Mech), and is registered as a Professional Engineer in South Africa.

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Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd.

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Founder at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Chief General Counsel at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Co-Deputy Chairman at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Chief Financial Officer at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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General Manager-Magnetite, Asia Region at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Former Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director & Managing Director at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Head, Infrastructure Services at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Chief Operating Officer at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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Executive GM Pilbara Operations at Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.
Career History
Chief Operating Officer
2019 - Current

Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd. owns and operates a conventional open pit, drill and blast, truck, and excavator bulk mining operations. It also develops iron ore mining, rail, and port operations. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Perth Airport, Australia.

Executive GM Pilbara Operations
Current

In less than a decade, Fortescue has gone from strength to strength through its unparalleled growth. Listed in the S&P/ASX50 share index, Fortescue has firmly established itself as one of the world's leaders in iron ore production and sea-borne trading. Fortescue's tenements are located throughout the resource rich Pilbara region of Western Australia and in such close proximity to the world's major markets of China and Asia, making the Pilbara widely regarded as the world's best address for iron ore. Fortescue has achieved these goals through engagement and support from key stakeholders including our people, local communities including traditional land owners, governments, suppliers, customers, non-government organisation and the financial markets

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Gerhard Veldsman is affiliated with Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd., Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

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