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Ken Crichton

President Director
PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia

Ken Crichton is a mining executive with more than 30 year's international experience in open cut, underground, and coal mining. This includes two decades working in developing countries with mine owners and contractors. His previous roles include President Director of PT Billiton Indonesia; Manager Mining for Leighton Contractors in Australia; General Manager for the Century Zinc Mine with the Roche Eltin Joint Venture in Australia; Executive Director of Goldbridges Global Resources; and Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of ASCO Precious Metals (APM).

Prior to joining Thiess, Ken was Head of Operations at the Lihir Gold Mine with Newcrest in Papua New Guinea, a part of the team responsible for the project's strong turnaround. He has a successful track record in managing large exploration programs in challenging geographical environments, right through to ongoing mining operations.

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