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David Wanless joins ICL Potash & Magnesium/Dead Sea Magnesium

Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments)
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ICL Potash & Magnesium/Dead Sea Magnesium announced that David Wanless has joined the company as Sales Manager Americas. In this role David will lead the commercial activities of the magnesium metal business.

David brings with him commercial, operational and procurement experience in both the primary and secondary segments of the nonferrous metals industry.

The company also acknowledged the retirement of Nick Fantetti following 16 years as a part of the Dead Sea Magnesium team. Nick is attributed with playing an integral role in establishing Dead Sea Magnesium as a leading supplier in its markets.

David will report directly to Peter Smith, Executive V.P. ICL Potash & Magnesium.

ICL is a public company whose shares are dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL). The company currently employs around 13,000 people worldwide, and its 2015 sales totaled $5.4 billion

ICL Group operations are organized under its Essential Minerals Division and the Specialty Solutions Division. The Essential Minerals Division includes the Potash & Magnesium, and Phosphate business units. ICL Potash & Magnesium extracts potash from the Dead Sea and mines and produces potash and salt from subterranean mines in Spain and the UK. ICL Potash & Magnesium processes the potash into its types and markets it globally. The magnesium business markets and sells pure magnesium and magnesium alloys. It also produces dry carnallite and related by-products, including chlorine and sylvinite.

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