Jim Beyer is Chief Executive Officer of Mount Gibson Iron Ltd, an established ASX-listed mid-tier Australian iron ore producer with operations in Western Australia. Mr Beyer joined Mount Gibson in late 2011 and was appointed CEO in May 2012. Mr Beyer is a Mining Engineer with a broad range of operating and start-up experience encompassing 25 years across a number of commodities including gold, copper/uranium, and lead/zinc.
For over ten years he held general management roles in both operational and planning with WMC Resources at its Olympic Dam operation, and Newmont Mining Corporation. He has extensive new mine construction and start up experience including Operations General Manager for the Boddington Gold Mine, where he had responsibility for start-up preparations, commissioning and production ramp up.
Mr Beyer also holds a Masters degree in Geoscience (Mineral Economics).