Aguia appoints Brazil country manager

14th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Aguia Resources has appointed Tim Hosking to the role of country manager for its Brazil operations.

As country manager living full time in Brazil, Hosking will assume overall management of Aguia’s phosphate and copper projects and continue to advance the development of the Tres Estrades organic phosphate project and the Andrade copper project, both in Rio Grande do Sul.

Hosking brings more than 15 years of C-suite and project management experience in Brazil, including 12 years as general manager, South America for ASX-listed oil and gas company Karoon Energy.

He is fluent in Portuguese and his executive experience includes responsibility for contract negotiations, investor relations and key stakeholder management, including direct engagement with capital markets representatives and government policymakers in Brazil.

“Tim is an accomplished executive with a track record of success in Brazil and the board is confident that his skills in managing projects from exploration to development, as well as his corporate expertise, makes him uniquely suited to the role,” said nonexecutive chairperson Warwick Grigor.