S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a weekly rundown of recent board changes in the metals and mining industry. The moves are listed in chronological order.
Geoff Lowe resigned as the director of White Rock Minerals Ltd., effective Jan. 31. Lowe was the founding managing director of the company until mid-2015.
Cameron Vorias stepped down as the director of Atrum Coal Ltd. Vorias will continue in his role as the managing director of Sojitz Corp.'s Australian unit, Sojitz Coal Mining Pty. Ltd.
Botswana Metals Ltd. named Matthew Hudson as a nonexecutive director of the company, while Paul Woolrich resigned from the position due to other commitments.
Resource Capital Gold Corp. appointed Gary Lewis as a nonexecutive chairman and Ian Pringle as a nonexecutive director, while Ian Mitchell stepped down from the board for personal reasons.
William Jorgenson joined the board of Hi Ho Silver Resources Inc., effective Jan. 16.
Hui Hon Chung and Brian Cheng Chi Ming resigned from the board of Newton Resources Ltd., effective Jan. 23, "to devote more time to other commitments." Chung also stepped down as the board's vice chairman.
NuLegacy Gold Corp. added Edward Cope., Barrick Gold Corp.'s recently retired vice president of exploration for North America, to its board. Meanwhile, Rob Krcmarov, Barrick's representative director on NuLegacy's board, will step down in favor of Cope.
Kenneth Juster resigned from the board of Gold Reserve Inc. to take a position with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump as deputy assistant to the president for international economic affairs.
Tayfun Eldem returned to the board of Alderon Iron Ore Corp., effective immediately. Eldem was the company's president and CEO until August 2015. John Baker is stepping down from the board.
Connemara Mining Co. PLC appointed Gavin Berkenheger to its board as a technical director. He will focus on developing existing projects and seeking out new opportunities.
Lead-silver focused miner LeadFX Inc. named Michel Marier as a director, effective immediately. Marier is an investment manager with The Sentient Group Ltd.
Ortac Resources Ltd. added Nick von Schirnding to its board as a nonexecutive director, effective immediately.
Zhong Shengxiang resigned from the board of Hainan Mining Co. Ltd.
Rockland Minerals Corp. appointed Brian Bosse and Gary O'Connor to its board of directors, while Trent Pezzot resigned.
Bacanora Minerals Ltd. nonexecutive director Kiran Morzaria resigned from the company's board, effective immediately, to focus on his other business interests.
Klaus Borowski resigned as a nonexecutive director of Ferrum Crescent Ltd. Borowski has held the position since the company's IPO. Laurence Read will replace Borowski on the board.
Metallica Minerals Ltd. appointed Steven Boulton as an independent nonexecutive director, effective immediately.
Jim Sutcliffe will step down as a senior independent nonexecutive director of Lonmin Plc, on an unconfirmed date. The company has started to look for a successor.
Bearing Resources Ltd. director Chris Hasket-Watt resigned from the board.
Eloro Resources Ltd. added Richard Stone to its board. Stone is a chairman and chief investment officer of Stone Asset Management Ltd.
Robert Bick will replace Sonny Janda on the board of Cache Exploration Inc. Janda resigned to pursue other interests.