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TOMRA Mining appoints Kai Bartram as Global Sales Director

Kai Bartram has been appointed Global Sales Director of TOMRA Mining. He joined the company on November 1st, 2021 and will be based at the Company offices in Wedel, Germany. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing and coordinating the Company’s Mining sales teams globally and will be part of TOMRA’s Mining Management Team.

Albert du Preez, Senior Vice President and Head of TOMRA Mining, stated: “I am delighted that Kai is returning to TOMRA and joining our management team. He started his career with us as a graduate engineer, and over the past two decades he has acquired vast knowledge in the mining industry. With his experience, he will strengthen our sales team and help shape our approach to market.”


Kai Bartram commented on his appointment: “I am excited about returning to TOMRA and looking forward to working with our global sales teams to further grow our sensor-based sorting market in the Mining sector.”

Kai Bartram worked for the Company from 2000 to 2010, first in R&D and Applications then in Sales, where he was tasked with introducing sensor-based sorting to the mining sector. When he left TOMRA, he furthered his career in the mining industry, in roles of increasing responsibility at international level. He holds a Master’s degree in Electronics from Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.

About TOMRA Mining

TOMRA Mining designs and manufactures sensor-based sorting technologies for the global mineral processing and mining industries.

As the world market leader in sensor-based ore sorting, TOMRA is responsible for developing and engineering cutting-edge technology made to withstand harsh mining environments. TOMRA maintains its rigorous focus on quality and future-oriented thinking with technology tailor-made for mining.


TOMRA was founded on an innovation in 1972 that began with the design, manufacturing and sale of reverse vending machines (RVMs) for automated collection of used beverage containers. Today TOMRA provides technology-led solutions that enable the circular economy with advanced collection and sorting systems that optimize resource recovery and minimize waste in the food, recycling and, mining industries and is committed to building a more sustainable future.

TOMRA has ~100,000 installations in over 80 markets worldwide and had total revenues of ~9.9 billion NOK in 2020. The Group employs ~4,300 globally and is publicly listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE: TOM). For further information about TOMRA, please see www.tomra.com 

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