SNL Metals & Mining presents a weekly rundown of recent board changes in the metals and mining industry. The moves are listed in chronological order.
Orocobre Ltd. added Leanne Heywood to its board as a new director, effective Sept. 19.
Paul Gazzard was named as a nonexecutive director of Amur Minerals Corp., with immediate effect.
StratMin Global Resources Plc Director David Ranil Premraj stepped down from the company's board, effective immediately, to pursue a new full time role, while Zegham Choudhry was appointed as a nonexecutive director.
GoldStone Resources Ltd. nonexecutive director Andrew Bell resigned from the company with immediate effect to focus on other business interests, with Richard Lloyd named as an independent nonexecutive director. Lloyd is currently the head of business development for global metals and mining at Price Forbes & Partners Ltd.
Charlie Sartain was appointed as a director of Goldcorp Inc., effective Jan. 1, 2017. Sartain is a former CEO of Xstrata's global copper business and is currently a nonexecutive director of ASX-listed Austin Engineering Ltd. and ALS Ltd.
Riaan Visser resigned from the boards of BlueRock Diamonds Plc and its Kareevlei Mining (Pty.) Ltd. unit in South Africa, effective Sept. 19.
Jijing Niu and Chenghu Zhu were appointed as nonexecutive directors of A-Cap Resources Ltd., effective immediately, as Harry Stacpoole and Paul Woolrich resigned from the company's board.
David Levithan stepped down as a nonexecutive director of Middle East Diamond Resources Ltd., effective Sept. 20.
Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. named Li Pengfei and Zhou Xiaoyin as nonexecutive directors, with immediate effect.
Trevor Thomas was added to the board of Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd. as a new director, effective Sept. 21.
Luisa Moreno will replace John Masters as a director of CKR Carbon Corp. after Masters resigned from the company's board.
Argyle Street Management Ltd. founding shareholder and chief investment officer Kin Chan joined the board of Mount Gibson Iron Ltd. as an independent nonexecutive director.
Zhiliang Ou was named as an independent nonexecutive director of Rey Resources Ltd., effective immediately.