Russell Scrimshaw

Russell Scrimshaw recently retired as Executive Director and Deputy CEO of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd where he was part of the key management team that completed FMG’s history-making iron ore mine, port and rail start up. Russell has negotiated billions of dollars of off-take agreements, signing agreements with approximately 50 steel mills, including all ten of China’s top ten steel mills. Prior to Fortescue Metals, Russell was a board member of Commonwealth Properties Ltd, EDS Australia, Mobilesoft Ltd, Telecom New Zealand Australia Pty Ltd, The Garvan Institute Foundation and Athletics Australia. He previously held executive positions within the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Optus, Alcatel, IBM and Amdahl USA.
Bio last updated 30 Nov 2019

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Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Chairman
Cleveland Mining Company
Cleveland Mining Company
2011 - 2015
Non-Executive Director
Fortescue Metals Group
Fortescue Metals Group
2005 - 20111

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Cleveland Mining Company03 Feb 2015Other1,735,277$0.04$62,470OtherOff-market transfer
Fortescue Metals Group28 Jun 2011Sold500,000$6.04$3,017,600On-market trade
Fortescue Metals Group20 Jul 2010Bought102$4.05$413On-market trade
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Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
27/09/13Cleveland Mining CompanyPlacement$3.6m>>

Total Shareholder Return as at 31/01/20

1 year TSR5 year TSR
60thFortescue Metals Group134%47%
314thMineral Resources11%25%
339thWoodside Petroleum6%6%
783rdOM Holdings-65%9%
677 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
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Share Transactions

$62k Other
$3.0m Sold
$413 Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
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1st-Fortescue Metals Group$14,366.2m
3rd-Woodside Petroleum$7,536.1m
4th-Mineral Resources$1,520.1m
5th↑OM Holdings$1,512.4m
484 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
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