Jonathan Cherry

Jonathan Cherry has served as the president and chief executive officer of PolyMet Mining Corp. and as a member of PolyMet’s board of directors since July 2012. Prior to joining PolyMet, Mr. Cherry’s career spanned more than 20 years with Rio Tinto where he worked in a number of positions, including general manager, where he was responsible for permitting and the initial development of the Eagle Mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. His last position with Rio Tinto was vice president, responsible for strategic direction in environmental permitting and compliance, legal matters and external relations related to mine development of the Resolution Copper project in Arizona. Mr. Cherry is a licensed Professional Engineer with a degree in Environmental Engineering from Montana Tech.