DANVILLE, QC, October 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Alliance Magnesium’s Board of Directors has appointed Mr. François Perras as President and Chief Executive Officer.
François Perras has accumulated more than 20 years of experience at ArcelorMittal, where he held various positions until he became President and Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada in 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Laval University and the Michigan Technological University (MTU) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Sherbrooke.
He is a seasoned, results-oriented manager and a highly valued leader who knows how to mobilize his teams and carry out complex projects. His experience and expertise have made him one of the key players in the growth of ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada.
Quote from the Executive Chairman of the Board of Alliance Magnesium, Claude Delage
“The Alliance Magnesium Board of Directors is very pleased to welcome François as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Magnesium. His arrival at the helm of the organization at a time when it presents itself on the market as a new supplier of critical materials produced with strict respect for the health and safety of workers and the environment will allow us to attract many talents and enter into the strategic partnerships that will enable our company to achieve its ambitious goals.”
Quote from the new President and CEO of Alliance Magnesium, François Perras
“Leading such an exciting project resonates strongly with my values and beliefs. Rehabilitate mine tailings and recover them using of Quebec hydroelectric power according to the principles of the circular economy in order to produce green critical minerals is a challenge that I accept with great enthusiasm. I will continue to build the different teams that will enable us to exceed our objectives by maintaining strong relationships with our employees, our suppliers, our partners and the community. »
About Magnesium Alliance
Alliance Magnesium has developed a family of patents to responsibly recover a number of critical materials, namely magnesium, from serpentine mine tailings. Situated in of Quebec Eastern Townships region, the organization benefits from of Quebec green hydroelectricity for its energy needs. The use of this unique energy source positions Alliance Magnesium as the world’s supplier of the cleanest critical materials, while contributing to the sanitation of its territory.
SOURCE Alliance Magnesium Inc.