Largo Resources Ltd. ("Largo" or the "Company") (TSX: LGO) (OTCQX: LGORF) is pleased to announce that Mr. Paul Vollant will be joining the Largo team as Director of Sales and Trading effective September 2019. In this position, Mr. Vollant will lead the development of Largo's sales and trading business and work to further enhance the Company's presence in the global vanadium market.
Mark Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Largo stated: "We are very excited to welcome Paul to the Largo team. Paul brings extensive commodity sales and trading experience with a focus in specialty metals, including vanadium and titanium. We are extremely confident that his industry experience and knowledge, especially in relation to the high purity market, will be invaluable as we seek to build our in-house sales capacity as Largo evolves."
Mr. Vollant commented: "I am excited to join an organization with very strong core values and an excellent industry reputation. Largo is particularly compelling as it is one of the highest-grade producers of vanadium globally and is one of only a few producers in the world that can supply high purity vanadium. I look forward to working with the Largo team starting this fall and to growing the Company's presence in the vanadium markets."
Mr. Vollant is highly experienced in the sales and marketing of metals and minerals and has specialized in strategic metals, particularly vanadium and titanium. Mr. Vollant's experience includes holding the position of General Manager of Sales and Marketing at TNG Limited, Shanghai, where his responsibility included the setup and operation of TNG's vanadium, titanium and iron products distribution strategy. Mr. Vollant was a founding Director of global commodity distribution company Element Commodities which is specialized in vanadium and titanium and was formerly with the Noble Group in London and Hong Kong. He is a Director of the HLG Group and a Non-Executive Director of Nairobi Securities Exchange. Mr. Vollant holds a M.Sc in finance and international business from the University of Lyon ESDES Business School.
About Largo Resources
Largo is a Toronto-based strategic mineral company focused on the production of vanadium flake, high purity vanadium flake and high purity vanadium powder at the Maracás Menchen Mine located in Bahia State, Brazil. The Company's common shares are principally listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "LGO". For more information on Largo, please visit our website at www.largoresources.com.