Glencore’s top zinc executive Daniel Maté to step down

Glencore’s San Juan de Nieva zinc refinery in northern Spain. Last year, the company traded 3.1m tonnes of zinc, a metal used to rustproof steel in everything from cars to building materials Glencore’s San Juan de Nieva zinc refinery in northern Spain. Last year, the company traded 3.1m tonnes of zinc, a metal used to rustproof steel in everything from cars to building materials

Glencore’s top zinc executive is to depart as the generational shift at the top of the world’s most powerful commodity trader continues.