21/11/2017 - 15:40

Business community mourns death of David Humann

21/11/2017 - 15:40

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Company director and business adviser David Humann, whose roles included chairing nickel miner Mincor Resources and contractor Macmahon Holdings and being a member of the global board of accounting firm Price Waterhouse (now PwC), has passed away after a short illness.

Mincor said Mr Humann was instrumental in the company’s development as a successful nickel miner

Company director and business adviser David Humann, whose roles including chairing miner nickel Mincor Resources and contractor Macmahon Holdings and being a member of the global board of accounting firm Price Waterhouse (now PwC), has passed away after a short illness.

Mincor announced today the passing of its founding chairman.

Mr Humann died yesterday having served as chairman at Mincor since 1999, he was also on the boards of India Resources and Skin Elements.

Mr Humann had a lengthy career with Price Waterhouse as chairman and managing partner of the Asia pacific region, and was also a member of the World Board and the global firm’s World Executive Management Committee in London and New York.

Mr Humann also served as chairman of contractor Macmahon Holdings from 2000-2004.

Mincor said Mr Humann was instrumental in the company’s development as a successful nickel miner, including the takeover of Tethyan Copper Company.

Mincor Resources managing director Peter Muccilli said Mr Humann had made a huge contribution to the local business community.

“The sudden passing of David is a great shock and tragic loss to the Australian business community,” he said

“His incredible warmth, knowledge and dry sense of humour will be sorely missed by everyone at Mincor.

“On behalf of our board, staff and everyone involved with the company, I would like to express our deepest condolences to David’s family and friends.”  

Mr Humann had previously also served as chairman of Advanced Braking Technology and LogiCamms.

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