Jean-Michel Bour appointed as new Kore Potash CFO

Jean-Michel will be stepping into the role of CFO following the resignation of Andrey Maruta.

Kore Potash has announced the appointment of Jean-Michel Bour as its new CFO, following the resignation of Andrey Maruta to pursue other opportunities.

Jean-Michel has over 21 years’ experience in the mining, and oil and gas industries. This includes a long period at BHP, where he held several management and leadership roles, including business controller for the nickel and copper business and head of risk and global functions. Jean-Michel also worked as a consultant for Rio Tinto, designing and rolling out a risk management improvement project for its global treasury, and has consulted for Anglo American. Most recently he served as a director and risk management consultant at Alpine Consulting.

According to the statement by the company, Jean-Michel holds dual French and English citizenship and thrives in multicultural environments, having lived in Nigeria, the Republic of Congo, Cameroon, the Netherlands, France, US and Singapore.

Kore Potash CEO Brad Sampson said:

“The company is in a strong position to realise its potential in developing the world class Sintoukola Potash basin and Jean-Michel’s experience in the sector will prove of great benefit to Kore as we move through the next stages of growth towards financing and production.”