Danny McCarthy is a highly experienced and well regarded mining executive having held senior executive roles with Thiess, Wesfarmers (ASX: WES), QCoal and Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) and has a proven record of delivering extraordinary results over 26-years in the mining, minerals processing and resources sector within Australia and overseas. Prior to joining TerraCom as CEO in December 2018, for over 2.5 years, Mr McCarthy held the role of Chief Operating Officer for the highly regarded, West Australian based, commodity producer and mining services company Mineral Resources Limited. During his time as Chief Operating Officer at MIN, he oversaw the successful implementation of MIN’s strategic growth initiatives which included the development of the world class Wodgina open cut lithium mine.
Mr McCarthy brings a wealth of experience to TerraCom, providing exceptional leadership with a strong commercial focus and operational background with expertise in the development and implementation of business strategy, construction, mining and minerals processing across a wide range of commodities. During his time with TER as CEO and now MD, Danny successfully transformed Blair Athol from contractor managed to owner operator providing significant cost reductions and returns for shareholders. In 2021, Danny led a team on the ground in South Africa to transform it’s operations and implemented sustainable improvements to deliver longer term value and increases in profitability.
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Megan holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Newcastle and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Ms Etcell joined TerraCom in November 2019 as Company Secretary and started in the role of Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs in September 2020. In this role Megan looked after all Corporate regulatory, legal and governance, investor and stakeholder relations and administrative matters. In October 2021, Megan was appointed to the role of Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Ms Etcell has held senior roles within the coal mining industry working for NuCoal Resources Limited (ASX NCR) in various capacities including Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. During her time with NuCoal Megan has been involved in numerous corporate transactions including capital raisings, acquisitions and joint venture arrangements.
Chief Commercial Officer
Nathan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from University of Wollongong, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a strong resources sector background.
His 14 year career working at large multinationals such as Xstrata Coal and Tenova Delkor has provided him with extensive exposure in business restructuring and associated implementation of recovery plans also leading finance and commercial aspects of the business. Nathan has led business development projects and re-financing packages with banking consortium’s, as well as has substantial experience in financial system implementation and integration.
Nathan joined TerraCom in 2015, was appointed Company Secretary in January 2016 and Chief Financial Officer in March 2017.