Michael Gavin

Chief People Officer
Michael Gavin is Russell Mineral Equipment’s newly-appointed Chief People Officer – a role that is both leader and mentor to our people and custodian of the culture that is the very essence of RME.

Michael Gavin

Andrew Ball

Service Manager Technical
Andrew Ball is Russell Mineral Equipment’s Service Manager Technical, a role that bears responsibility for the management of RME’s technical service operations. Heading up this function since 2015, Andrew oversees the comprehensive asset support platform for the RUSSELL Mill Relining System

Andrew Ball

Philip Van Vuuren

Regional General Manager Africa and South Africa
Philip Van Vuuren is Russell Mineral Equipment’s Regional General Manager for Africa and South Africa – a region where the mining and minerals processing sector has always made a significant contribution to both the local and global economy.

Philip Van Vuuren

Manuel Galvez

Regional General Manager, South America
Manuel Galvez is Russell Mineral Equipment’s Regional General Manager for South America, one of RME’s most important international markets due to the region’s vast and relatively untapped mineral resources, which is leading to steady increases in mining investment and growth in client operations.

Manuel Galvez

Mark Warrener

Regional General Manager, APAC / ROW
Mark Warrener is the newly appointed Regional General Manager for the Asia Pacific and rest of world. Prior to this Mark Warrener was responsible for managing and guiding the delivery of onsite services for the RME Mill Relining System and related technologies to the highest standards for mine site clients across Asia Pacific and around the world.

Mark Warrener

Owen Flemming

Acting Regional General Manager, North America
Owen Flemming has been part of the fabric of Russell Mineral Equipment for more than most after commencing his career as a Cadet Engineer in 2004. Today he is RME’s Value Stream Manager for the company’s THUNDERBOLT Recoilless Hammer brand – class-leading technology for the exacting task of removing grinding mill liner bolts more efficiently, effectively and safely.

Owen Flemming

Michael Garcia

Panama Operations Manager
Michael Garcia is Russell Mineral Equipment’s Panama Operations Manager – a market of increasing importance to RME with regional customers and innovative projects that are expected to become a leading contributor to the world’s copper production, driven by growing global demand from the power and battery sectors.

Michael Garcia

Simon Thompson

Senior Mechanical Engineer – Asset Support
As Russell Mineral Equipment’s Asset Support Engineering Manager, it is Simon Thompson’s role to champion the delivery of world-class engineering support for the upgrading and sustainment of RME Mill Relining Machines and technologies in service around the world.

Simon Thompson

Trent Donges

Regional Service Manager, Western Australia
Trent Donges is Russell Mineral Equipment’s Regional Service Manager for Western Australia – a role that operates in support for a region where the minerals sector accounts for the lion’s share of the state’s income and makes a considerable contribution to Australian exports and the domestic economy.

Trent Donges