Metro Mining Limited announced that Managing Director Simon Finnis has decided it is the appropriate time to be stepping down from these roles effective from 5 July 2021. Following the successful settlement of the placement and institutional component of the Entitlement Offer, Simon Wensley has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Simon has more than 30 years' experience in the metals and mining business, predominantly with Rio Tinto including as Chief Commercial Officer of Rio Tinto's energy group and Managing Director of the bauxite, alumina sales and marketing division and as Chairman of Queensland Alumina Ltd. Simon Finnis will assist in the transition to Mr. Wensley on an advisory basis over the next 12 months. Metro Mining also notes that following the successful settlement of the placement and institutional component of the Entitlement Offer, 5 July 2021, Doug Ritchie has been appointed a Director and Chairman of Metro Mining's Board of Directors. Doug has more than 40 years' experience in the resources industry having worked for Rio Tinto from 1986 to 2013 including as a member of its Executive Committee and the Group Executive responsible for China. Stephen Everett will continue as a Non-Executive Director of Metro Mining.