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Highfield Resources appoints CEO

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The Board of Highfield Resources has announced that Ignacio Salazar will join the Highfield Resources Group as CEO with effect from 20 July 2020.

Salazar is an international executive with an extensive career in the natural resources industry encompassing both multinational companies and junior miners. He has worked in many countries throughout Europe as well as several countries in South America. Salazar most recently worked at Orosur Mining, where he enjoyed an 11 year career.

Salazar commented:

“I am delighted to be joining the Highfield team in Pamplona in this crucial moment and keen to start contributing to the company. Highfield has the ingredients and the potential to create a sustainable successful potash business with its Muga project in Spain. I look forward to working with Richard, the Board and the entire team to make sure we realise that potential and create significant value for shareholders and all stakeholders alike.”

Highfield Resources Chairman and Interim CEO, Richard Crookes, said:

“After conducting a thorough global search we are delighted to announce this appointment and we are excited that Ignacio has chosen to join us, as we advance through this challenging time and onwards towards construction and production at our world-class Muga potash project. Ignacio is an energetic and recognised leader with a strong history of building relationships across cultures and with internal and external stakeholders. He has raised capital and developed projects in a wide range of jurisdictions, and we look forward to him building Muga to be a safe, successful and sustainable potash producer”.

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