Primero is led by a balanced, technically proficient board who pride themselves on reputation, skillset and delivery
As the founding Managing Director of the group Mr Henry has lead the strategic and operational direction of Primero to now be an ASX listed company, operating in several regions globally with annual revenues of circa $200M AUD. With over 20 years industry experience in the development and delivery of minerals processing, energy and infrastructure projects across Australia, Indonesia, North and South America Mr Henry leads the group with a technical and commercial understanding across multiple disciplines, geographies and market segments. His entrepreneurial skills have developed with the continual growth of the company and are reflected in the organic nature and culture of the business that has become Primero since inception in 2011.
Since listing on the ASX in 2018 the group has grown significantly under the leadership of Mr Henry transitioning from a privately owned enterprise to an ASX listed entity. With the group’s expansive footprint and ever expanding reputation Mr Henry has been instrumental in positioning the group to grow within the resources sector as a leader in sub $150M capex EPC projects ensuring that Primero can differentiate with its services offering across design, construction & operation. Mr Henry has been a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since 2013 and has previously held non-executive roles of ASX listed Titan Minerals Limited & is currently a non-executive director with RareX Limited.
Mr Connelly has more than 27 years of experience in the mining industry, and has held senior executive positions with Newmont Mining Corporation and Inmet Mining Corporation. He has extensive experience in financing, development, construction and operation of mining projects in a variety of commodities including gold, base metals and other resources in West Africa, Australia, North America and Europe.
Mr Connelly was the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Papillon Resources Limited, a Mali-based gold developer which merged with Vancouver-based B2Gold Corp. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of Endeavour Mining Corporation following its merger with Adamus Resources Limited where he was Managing Director and CEO. Mr Connelly is currently non-executive Chairman of West African Resources Limited and Calidus Resources Limited and non-executive director of Ausdrill Limited and Tiger Resources Limited.
Mr Ercegovic has nearly 20 years of experience in project managing EPC and EPCM contracts in mineral resources and energy sectors across Australia and neighbouring countries. His extensive experience within engineering and project management has seen the delivery of projects across the energy and minerals sector valued through to A$100 million.
In leading the Company’s operations, Mr Ercegovic is directly responsible for the health, safety, environment, quality and support services of the Company. As the operations manager of the Company, he works in a ‘hands on’ position ensuring that the Company’s project delivery strategy and implementation is upheld through the Company’s individual project managers.
Mr Grosvenor brings additional strength and capability to the Company across a range of commodities, including over 25 years’ experience in the Mining and Power industry. Mr Grosvenor has previously held senior and key roles in major national and international companies for both client and contractor sides such as Alstom, Laing O’Rourke, Sinclair Knight Mertz and Alinta Energy.
With a dual tertiary qualification in Engineering and a Master in Business, Mr Grosvenor is able to balance the business requirements with his understanding of site based technical engineering and construction issues to bring a significant level of expertise to the Group and its clients.
As a Director of the Company, his proven leadership skills, including managing, motivating other staff and team members has been invaluable in helping the Company achieve its business strategies and project objectives.