Patrick Sacco joined the Assore group in 2003 after studying a master’s degree at the University of Colorado (USA). He was appointed as a Director of Ore & Metal, the selling and Marketing agent for all of Assmang Limited, Wonderstone Limited and Dwarsrivier Chrome Mine products, in 2007, and is currently its chairman as well as the Group Marketing Director for Assore Limited. In addition, from 1st January 2019, Mr Sacco was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Assore Holdings.
Mr Sacco was appointed as a director of Assmang Ltd in 2008 and as its chairman in 2022. Patrick was appointed to the board of Assore in 2016, and is on the board of Oresteel Proprietary Limited, the ultimate holding company of Assore Holdings. In 2016 Mr Sacco was appointed as the Chairman of Cato Ridge Alloys Ltd, a 50% owned subsidiary of Assmang Ltd, producing Medium Carbon Ferro Manganese. On 1st July 2020, Mr Sacco was appointed as the Managing Director of Assore International Holdings, based in Winchester, United Kingdom. From January 2021 Mr Sacco was appointed as the Chairman of MARA the REACH Manganese Consortium and has been Chairman of the International Manganese Institute since July 2020.
Mr Sacco is a South African citizen.