RME announces new non-executive director


RME Holdings Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Max Wijasuriya to its Board of Directors effective 7th April 2021.

“We are delighted to have someone with Max’s professional, industry and Board experience join RME Holdings as a Non-Executive Director,” said John Russell, RME’s Founder and Executive Chairman. “Max brings to the Board a proven track record in business leadership, strategy and business development, and will provide valuable additional skills to the Board. We look forward to Max’s contribution and working with him in the future.”

Mr Wijasuriya has over 20 years of global senior management experience with most recent roles including Managing Director of Schenck Process, Vice President Minerals – China, North & South East Asia for FLSmidth and Vice President – Capital Equipment with Metso. Mr Wijasuriya was also a former Director on the Board of Austmine.

Mr Wijasuriya has a Master of Business Administration in Technology Management from Deakin University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace) from the University of New South Wales. In addition, he holds professional appointments as Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM) and Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia. 


Established in 1985 by John Russell, RME is the global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of grinding mill relining technologies and services, with operations that span the globe with a reach that extends to over 380 mine site locations.

Mill relining is one of the most specialised and important tasks in the maintenance of a mineral concentrator. Mill relining dictates shut down times, mill availability and utilisation, through-put, and mine site profitability.

RME’s passion and mission is to minimise mill relining time and to increase relining crews’ safety, working closely with RME’s customers.


John Russell
Executive Chairman

For further information, please contact:
John B. Howard
Chief Financial Officer, Russell Mineral Equipment and Company Secretary, RME Holdings Pty Ltd.
Phone: +61 7 46 989 158
Email: [email protected]