Mr. Cheng Yonghong (Mr. Cheng) has been appointed as the chairman of the Board and as the Executive Director with effect from 21 February 2022.
Mr. Cheng Yonghong was appointed as an Executive Director with effect on 21 April 2020. Mr. Cheng graduated in 1992 from the University of Science and Technology Beijing with a degree in Ferrous Metallurgy. During his 29-year career, Mr. Cheng has served in various positions in JCG including as the Deputy Plant Manager of the Smelter of JCG (from February 2010 to December 2011), the Deputy Plant Manager of the Nickel Plant of JCG (from December 2011 to January 2013), the Plant Manager of the Copper Plant of JCG (January 2013 to April 2015). Mr. Cheng joined the Group as a director of Metorex in April 2015 and served as the General Manager of Ruashi from April 2015 to March 2020. Since 1 April 2020, Mr. Cheng serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Metorex, and also the Head of the African Region of JCG. He is a technical professional with extensive operational management experience in nonferrous pyrometallurgy and hydrometallurgy.