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Apollo Minerals appoints former Berkeley Energia COO Hugo Schumann as executive director

Schumann was previously chief commercial officer at Berkeley Energia Limited where he led the US$120mln financing of the Salamanca uranium mine in Spain
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Schumann has been working with Apollo Minerals on its recent successful A$6.0mln equity financing

Apollo Minerals Limited (ASX:AON) has appointed Hugo Schumann as an executive director of the company with effect from 2 May 2018.

Schumann was previously chief commercial officer at Berkeley Energia Limited (LON:BKY) where he led the US$120mln financing of the Salamanca uranium mine in Spain with the sovereign wealth fund of Oman at the bottom of the uranium price cycle.

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The group said Schumann, an experienced mining executive based in London, has worked in corporate development functions for a number of listed mining companies and played a leading role in numerous financing transactions, stock exchange listings, commercial offtake deals, infrastructure deals and investor relations programmes.

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More recently, it added, he has been working with Apollo Minerals to increase its ownership in the Couflens Project in France to 100%, to acquire the Aurenere Project in Spain and on the recent successful A$6.0mln equity financing for the company.

The equity financing delivered leading European institutional investors onto Apollo’s share register, including one of the world’s largest mining funds.

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