Women in Canadian Manufacturing

Sims Limited appoints Victoria Binns to Board of Directors

October 18, 2021
By Mario Cywinski
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Women in Manufacturing

Photo: Sims Limited.

Sims Limited, which specializes metal recycling and data centre IT circularity, and emerging in municipal recycling and renewable energy, announced the appointment of Victoria “Vicky” Binns as an independent non-executive Director to the Board of Directors.

Binns has over 35 years of experience in the global resources and financial services sectors, including 10 years in executive leadership roles at BHP in Asia, and 15 years in financial services with Merrill Lynch Australia and Macquarie Equities. During her career at BHP, Binns’ roles included vice-president minerals marketing, leadership positions in the metals and coal marketing business, and VP of market analysis and economics. She was also co-founder and chair of Women in Mining and Resources Sg (WIMAR Sg).

Prior to joining BHP, Binns held several board of directors and senior management roles at Merrill Lynch Australia, including managing director and head of Australian research, head of global mining, metals and steel, and head of Australian mining research.

Binns is a non-executive Director of two ASX-listed companies, Cooper Energy and Evolution Mining. She is also a non-executive Director for the NFP Carbon Market Institute (CMI), as well as a member of the Advisory Council for JP Morgan, Australia and New Zealand.

“As Chairman, I’m delighted to welcome Vicky to our board as an independent non-executive director, bringing many years of invaluable financial and organizational experience. Vicky’s experience in safety and risk management, finance, strategy and culture, and value creation will significantly benefit the company and its shareholders,” said Geoffrey Brunsdon, Chairman and Director, Sims Limited. “I believe Vicky’s appointment is aligned with the company’s purpose, create a world without waste to preserve our planet, and its strategy, and her experience will complement the Board’s existing mix of skills and experience, and I look forward to working with her.”