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Danko Konchar

Enterprise Director
Afarak GROUP

Danko Koncar, BSc Eng, MSc Eng, PhDDr Danko Koncar graduated from University of Zagreb (Croatia) and later obtained a Masters Degree and Doctorate at the same university.Dr Koncar is presently the Chairman of Kermas Ltd, a company that is internationally recognised for its role in the ferroalloys industry. Under Dr Koncar's leadership during the last ten years, Kermas has grown from a trading company to a large international investment corporation that operates its own assets, which include mining of chrome ore, production of different grades of ferrochrome and sales & marketing. The owned assets included plants in Russia, Germany, Turkey and South Africa.In 2005 Kermas successfully acquired Samancor Chrome in South Africa from BHP Billiton and Anglo American. Dr Koncar presided as the Chairman of Samancor Chrome until Nov 2009.In Nov 2009 Dr Koncar was appointed as the CEO of Minerals of Ruukki Group Oyj, a public company listed on Helsinki and London Stock Exchanges.In Nov 2010 Dr Koncar was appointed as the Managing Director of Ruukki Group Plc and in March 2013 become the Group CEO. In 2013 Ruukki Group Plc changed their name to Afarak Group Plc.Dr Koncar has become one of the most recognised and respected experts in ferroalloys, and as such has been sought after speaker on the international ferroalloys production & marketing conferences.

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