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Charles P. Sakanya
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Charles Sakanya is an accomplished mechanical engineer with over 35 years of mining engineering experience in Zambia, Canada, South Africa, South America, Australia, and Kazakhstan. 

A former president of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ), Mr. Sakanya possesses vast knowledge and experience to steer Mopani to higher heights having worked at Konkola Copper Mines, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company (Canada), Nkana Mine, Chibuluma Mine, and Chambishi Mine, among others. Prior to his appointment as Mopani Copper Mines Plc Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sakanya was Chief Engineer at Mopani, where he has worked for over 10 years.