Mr. Hirotaka Suzuki

Mr. Suzuki graduated from the Keio University of Japan with a degree in Business Administration. He joined a Japanese conglomerate, Itochu Corporation, in 1983 and, since then, has amassed over 30 years of working experience in the Manganese industry.
In June 1993, Mr. Suzuki established his own company, Asia Minerals Limited (AML), in Hong Kong, and has been the Chairman of AML since its incorporation. Currently, AML owns a smelting plant in China and has also invested in two other smelting companies located in China and India, respectively. AML has subsidiary offices around the world, including China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, India, Europe, Africa, and North America.

In 2008, AML, through its subsidiary Kudumane Investment Holdings established Kudumane Manganese Resources (KMR) jointly with two BBBEE entities, Bold Moves 1715 (Pty) Ltd and Afris Manganese (Pty) Ltd. Mr. Suzuki has been serving as a Director on the Board of Kudumane Manganese Resources (Pty) Ltd since its inception. Mr. Suzuki was the Chairman of the Board from 2015 until 2019.  Back