FPX Nickel Corp. (FPX Nickel) announced the appointment of Stuart Harshaw to the Board of Directors. Mr Harshaw is a leading figure in the global nickel market, with over 30 years’ experience in the production and marketing of nickel products worldwide, including in his roles as the Vice President of Marketing and Operations for Asia Pacific and Vice President, Ontario Operations for Vale S.A. (Vale) until 2017.
Mr Harshaw established a record of success over a 28-year career at Vale and its predecessor firm Inco, occupying senior leadership roles in operations, marketing and corporate strategy. He was responsible for creating and managing annual budgets of greater than USD 1.0bn and for managing external relations with provincial and municipal governments and First Nations. Before serving as Vice President Operations at Vale’s Sudbury complex, Mr Harshaw acted as Vice President Marketing and Operations in Vale’s Asia Pacific division, where he was responsible for nickel refineries in Japan, China, and Taiwan and for marketing Vale’s nickel products to the stainless steel, specialty alloy and battery industries.