By NATION REPORTER
VEDANTA Resources Limited has appointed Christopher Sheppard as the new Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective to be based at KCM Head Office in Chingola.
According to an announcement made by KCM, Mr Sheppard will drive all of KCM’s strategic business priorities across safety, environment, community, sustainability, people practices, ethics,
governance, innovation, costs, capital expenditure, growth, EBITDA and free cash flow.
KCM said Mr. Venkatesan Giridhar, who had been acting KCM CEO will continue in his role as
Chief Financial Officer assisting Mr. Sheppard and the entire leadership team.
“Chris will provide leadership in delivering KCM’s vision of over 50 years of sustainable mining and operations in Zambia,” Vedanta Group CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan commented on the new appointment.