Phu Bia Mining Chairman meets the Deputy Prime Minister of Laos

Phu Bia Mining Chairman meets the Deputy Prime Minister of Laos

On 5 April, representatives of PanAust’s Lao-registered company, Phu Bia Mining meet with H.E. Mr Sonexay Siphandone, Lao’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning and Investment.

Phu Bia Mining (PBM) Chairman, Mr Chanpheng Bounnaphol and other Company representatives visited H.E. Mr Sonexay Siphandone to congratulate him on being elected as a member of the Party Politburo and his leadership and ministerial appointments following the formation of the new Government of Laos in March.

During the visit, PBM representatives discussed the Company’s Operations and production performance in 2020 and highlighted the Company’s support to the Government of Laos to help fight COVID-19.

The Company’s contributions in royalties, salary and profit taxes, dividends, concession and road fees and other customs and import excise taxes made to the central Government of Laos in 2020 were also discussed.

H.E. Mr Sonexay Siphandone also used the opportunity to extend Lao New Year greetings to the PBM board of directors.

Above: Senior Manager External Affairs, Manilath Arounlangsy, PBM Chairman, Mr Chanpheng Bounnaphol, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning and Investment H.E. Mr Sonexay Siphandone and Government Relations Manager, Vannaly Phounsavath.

Mr Lei Feng

Non Executive Director

Mr Lei Feng has over 20 years of financial management experience in various sectors including printing, packaging, shipbuilding, grain trading, mining and finance.

Mr Feng began his career in 2004 as a Financial Accountant at C & C Joint Printing Co., (Guangdong) Ltd., after completing a Masters of Business Administration degree between 2002 and 2004 at Sun Yat-Sen University.

After five years, in 2009, Mr Feng was appointed as Financial and Executive Manager at Heshan Innopak Co., Ltd. Since 2013, Mr Feng has held senior financial positions with various Guangdong state-owned companies regulated under the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.

In 2013, Mr Feng took up a new appointment as Financial Controller, at Guangxin Shipbuilding and Heavy Industry Co., Ltd and was appointed in 2016, as the Financial Controller with Donlink Group Co., Ltd.

In 2018, Mr Feng joined Guangdong Rising Holdings Group Co. Ltd., (GRHG) as the Deputy General Manager of the Finance Department and later in 2020 he was appointed as General Manager of Finance. In early 2022, Mr Feng took on his current position of General Manager of Guangdong Rising Investment Development Co., Ltd, with GRHG.

Mr Feng became a Non-executive Director of the PanAust Limited Board of Directors on 10 May 2022.