Copperstone Resources AB (publ) today announces that the board of directors has appointed Jörgen Olsson, the company's current chairman of the board, as CEO of Copperstone with effect from September 4. Board member Per Colleen will simultaneously take office as chairman.
"Copperstone follows a solid plan to become a leader in responsibly produced copper in Europe. Since I was elected chairman in 2020, we have been working hard to ensure that we are ready to reopen the Viscaria copper mine in Kiruna. I look forward to continuing this work, creating value for our shareholders, employees, and the local community," said Jörgen Olsson.
The board has appointed board member Per Colleen as chairman of the board in connection with Jörgen Olsson taking over as CEO on September 4. Jörgen Olsson has been working chairman of the board of Copperstone since 2020.
"The board is pleased to announce that Jörgen Olsson will become CEO of Copperstone. Jörgen has been instrumental in positioning the company and has been the driving force in the work that is now underway to scale up the business towards becoming an established mining company. We are now ensuring that we can continue to keep a high pace in the preparation work and follow our plans," said Per Colleen, incoming chairman of the board.
Jörgen Olsson succeeds Henrik Ager, who announced in August that he will leave his position as CEO. The nomination committee has announced that Henrik Ager will be proposed as a new board member in Copperstone.