IperionX, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, has named Toby Symonds as its president. Symonds has worked with the company since 2021, initially as an advisory board member before moving to the role of Chief Strategy Officer.
Symonds has over thirty years of experience across a range of senior roles in operations, strategy, finance and asset management. Previously, he served as a senior advisor to private equity, hedge funds and real estate asset managers including Coliseum Capital Management, Sweetwater Capital Partners and Mosaic Real Estate Investors.
Symonds was also a Managing Director at SAC Capital’s Business Development Group and was a founding partner of ENA Investment Capital in London and Altai Capital Management in New York. Prior to his career in asset management, he spent over eleven years at JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley.
“I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Toby Symonds as president of IperionX,” stated Todd Hannigan, executive chairman of IperionX. “Toby has been leading our customer engagement with outstanding success – we now have a strong pipeline of over forty potential customers signed onto our confidential sales delivery process across the automotive, consumer electronic and defence sectors. Toby has extensive global leadership experience in building high performance teams and we look forward to his continued success at IperionX.”
Anastasios Arima, co-founder and CEO of IperionX added, “Toby is an exceptional strategist and proven leader who builds effective, diverse, and successful teams. With his skilled leadership across sales, government relations, finance and business development, IperionX is well positioned for rapid growth. Leading companies in the automotive, consumer electronics and luxury goods sectors are seeking to rapidly develop zero-carbon supply chains and maximise their usage of circular materials. IperionX provides the only commercially available circular, low-carbon titanium production process.”