Donald Taig

Donald (Don) Taig is founding chairman and acting chief executive officer of Focus Minerals. He spent eleven years within CRA’s mining businesses and was a director of Metals Exploration. Mr Taig also has significant senior management experience, particularly within the food industry where he was managing director of Goodman Fielder’s Australian Baking Division, CEO of Bunge Cereal Foods, managing director of Chiquita Brands South Pacific and has been a director of a number of other public and private companies in diverse industries.
Bio last updated 20 Apr 2019

Article Timeline

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Executive Chairman & Acting CEO
Focus Minerals
Focus Minerals
2003 - 2013167

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Focus Minerals25 Feb 2013Bought500,000$0.03$12,638On-market trade
Focus Minerals24 Dec 2012Bought500,000$0.03$15,491On-market trade
Focus Minerals04 Oct 2012Bought1,000,000$0.04$38,251On-market trade
Focus Minerals19 Apr 2011Bought657,893$0.08$50,000Share purchase plan

Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
27/09/12Focus MineralsPlacement$227.5m>>
02/02/12Focus MineralsPlacement$40.0m>>

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
20/09/12Shandong GoldFocus MineralsAcquisition$227.5m>>
20/06/11Focus MineralsCrescent GoldTakeover$66.0m>>
15/03/13Focus MineralsStone MiningTakeover$6.3m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 29/03/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
23rdTitanium Sands186%-35%
312thFocus Minerals-5%-20%
698thAlto Metals-60%-6%
787thAlloy Resources-75%-13%
837thForce Commodities-89%-58%
729 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

$10k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar


167th↓Focus Minerals$364k
173rd-Titanium Sands$307k
174th↑Alto Metals$302k
176th↑Alloy Resources$290k
177th↓Force Commodities$287k
485 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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