Achille Njike


VP Operations



Achille has more than 17 years of experience in the mining industry, progressing through more demanding roles in integrated Operations, Asset Management, Business transformation & Operations Excellence.

Mr. Njike’s prior experiences include Senior Leadership Role AT Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper mine where he successfully led the integrated Maintenance Operations, Asset Management, Automation, Electrical & Control Systems and Operations Infrastructure across the entire value chain of Kennecott’s mining and processing operations. Achille has succeeded in other senior leadership roles within Rio Tinto Iron Ore Company of Canada, resulting in the achievement of business full potential. Prior to Rio Tinto, he worked at ArcelorMittal Mines Canada in the Asset Optimization and Operational Excellence.

Mr. Njike holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, a MSc in Industrial Engineering, an Executive MBA, and PhDs in both Reliability & Maintenance Engineering and in Mineral Economics from McGill University.