Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL) has announced the appointment of Karo Maha-Lelai as Country Manager for Papua New Guinea operations. Maha-Lelai is a lawyer by profession and has over 23 years of experience in the petroleum and mining industry. 

Karo Maha-Lelai Appointed New Country Manager for Barrick Niugini Limited

Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL) has announced the appointment of Karo Maha-Lelai as Country Manager for Papua New Guinea operations. Maha-Lelai is a lawyer by profession and has over 23 years of experience in the petroleum and mining industry.



Karo Maha-Lelai Appointed New Country Manager for Barrick Niugini Limited

by Exepreneur Magazine

APPOINTMENTS: Karo Maha-Lelai Appointed New Country Manager for Barrick Niugini Limited

Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL) has announced the appointment of Karo Maha-Lelai as Country Manager for Papua New Guinea operations.

Maha-Lelai is a lawyer by profession and has over 23 years of experience in the petroleum and mining industry.

According to a statement released, Maha-Lelai held executive positions with Petromin PNG Holdings Limited (now Kumul Minerals Holding Ltd), Tolukuma Gold Mines Ltd, and more recently established a private consulting practice specializing in the petroleum and mining industry.

Maha-Lelai is also well known for her contributions to sports in PNG and internationally.

She will manage the Country Head office in Port Moresby and will work alongside the Mine General Manager, Chad Coulin, to provide the needed support for operations.

Barrick (Niugini) Limited is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners.

It is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining Group.

The PNG government owns a 51% share in the mine, while Barrick Niugini Limited, jointly owned by Barrick and Zijin, holds 49% and remains the operator. Barrick and Zijin each previously held a 47.5% stake

Photo Credit: Karo Maha-Lelai

Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL) has announced the appointment of Karo Maha-Lelai as Country Manager for Papua New Guinea operations. Maha-Lelai is a lawyer by profession and has over 23 years of experience in the petroleum and mining industry. 
Karo Maha-Lelai



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