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Gonzalo Cuadra, Managing Director Codelco Services
and Chairman of the ECI Board of Directors

ECI Board of Directors*

ECI is governed by a Board of Directors made up of 14 industry executives. The chair and vice-chair are elected every 2 years.

The ECI Board of Directors set the strategy for Europe, agree the annual operating budget and ensure the Institute meets its legal and financial reporting obligations. 

Gonzalo Cuadra (CODELCO Services Ltd) - Chairman
Oriol Guixà (LA FARGA)  - Vice-Chair
Joel Adams (GLENCORE)
Stefan Boel (AURUBIS AG)
Augenija Di Bucci (BHP BILLITON  )   

Jussi Helavirta (LUVATA)
Sven Hjelmstedt  (BOLIDEN)
Krzysztof Kaczmarczyk (KGHM) 
Bernd Kaimer (SANHA KAIMER)
Evangelos Moustakas (HALCOR S.A.)
Italo Romano (KME Group) 


*As of 10th October, 2016

Past Chairmen:

2014 - 2016: Italo Romano, CFO, KME Group

2012 - 2014: Stefan Boel, Member of the Executive Board, Aurubis

2010 - 2012: Werner Traa, Member of the Executive Board, Wieland Werke

2008 - 2010: Javier Targhetta, CEO, Atlantic Copper

2006 - 2008: Joerg Hanisch, Member of the Executive Board, Wieland-Werke

2004 - 2006: John Crofts, Marketing Director, BHP Billiton

2001 - 2004: Norbert Brodersen, Speaker of the Board, KME

1999 - 2001: Karl-Axel Waplan, Vice-President, Boliden

1998 - 1999: Seppo Kreula, President, Outokumpu Copper

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