Vedanta Resources appoints new head of sustainability

Vedanta Resources has appointed Mark Eadie as Chief Sustainability Officer, the mining company announced Tuesday.

Vedanta Resources has appointed Mark Eadie as Chief Sustainability Officer, the mining company announced Tuesday.

He will succeed Tony Hensahw who is leaving after more than two years in the role.

Eadie joined Vedanta in January 2013 as Vice President of Sustainability at the firm's Konkola copper mines in Zambia.

He has more than 25 years of experience at international companies including Shell, ERM and JP Morgan.

Chairman Anil Agarwal said: "Vedanta is committed to the highest standards of sustainable development and international best practices.

"I would like to acknowledge Tony's contribution to our sustainability initiatives and wish him success in his future endeavours.

"Mark brings a host of global experience to this role and I am confident that he will add considerable value to Vedanta's sustainability program."

RD

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