Rikus (J H) Immink (Chief Executive Officer - Multotec Canada )

Quick Facts

Name: Jacobus Hendrikus Immink (Rikus)

Position at Multotec: Chief Executive Officer - Multotec Canada

Started At Multotec: 2012

Favourite Quote: “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

Immink has over 37 years of mineral processingknowledge that he invests in Multotec in Canada, where he is the Chief Executive Officer. Immink’s leadership stems from his business philosophy of getting everyone in the company geared towards helping clients achieve their mineral processing goals. He believes that, “each person in the company has the ability and the intention to do things right.”

Born in the Free State, South Africa, Immink was also a lecturer in Extractive Metallurgy at the University of Pretoria. In 1993, Immink aligned himself with the process equipment business and management – where he remains today.

Immink invests this knowledge of mineral processing in Multotec’s client operations. Immink has been with Multotec for three years (2015) and holds two positions in the company: Managing Director of Processing Equipment in South Africa and the Chief Executive Officer of Multotec Canada.

Immink continues to advance the best practices in mineral processing with memberships to the SAIMM, MMMA, SACPS and CPSA. Read more about how Multotec contributes to these organisations here.