Presently, Hilmar Rode is Chief Executive Officer at SCR-Sibelco NV.
He is also on the board of Fundación Minera Escondida.
In the past Dr. Rode held the position of Executive Director at Nyrstar NV and Chief Executive Officer-Zinc Division at Glencore Plc.
He received a doctorate and a graduate degree from State University of New York at Buffalo and an undergraduate degree from the University of Stellenbosch.