Phu Bia Mining Deputy Managing Director is formally introduced to Government of Laos

Phu Bia Mining Deputy Managing Director is formally introduced to Government of Laos

On 5 August, Deputy Managing Director of PanAust’s Lao-registered company, Phu Bia Mining (PBM), Jamie Frankcombe visited the Government of Laos’ Deputy Head of the Prime Minister’s Office, Madam Thipphakone Chanthavongsa at the Prime Minister’s Office in Vientiane.

Accompanied by PBM’s Chairman, Mr Chanpheng Bounnaphol; Government Relations Manager, Vannaly Phousavath and Senior Manager External Affairs, Manilath Arounlangsy, Mr Frankcombe’s first formal introduction to the Government of Laos afforded him the opportunity to speak about how the Company is helping grow the Lao economy through the creation of jobs for its Lao-national workforce.

An update on PBM’s Operations and its community development projects that are advancing socio-economic outcomes for Xaisomboun Province were also discussed.

In closing, the Company representatives discussed PBM’s commitment to continuing to operating in Laos through potential projects which aim to extend its presence in country within and outside its Phu Bia Contract Area.

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.