S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a weekly rundown of recent board and executive changes in the metals and mining industry. The moves are listed in chronological order.
Metalicity Ltd. CFO Justin Barton was named an executive director of the company, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Meanwhile, Chris Bain informed the board of his intent to resign as a nonexecutive director to pursue other business opportunities.
Philip Bruce stepped down as managing director and chairman of Hill End Gold Ltd., effective after the company's Dec. 21 general meeting. Graham Reveleigh will take over the chairman role, while the replacement managing director has yet to be announced.
Patrick Burke joined the board of Meteoric Resources NL as nonexecutive chairman. Burke also serves as a director of Tando Resources Ltd., Triton Minerals Ltd. and Bligh Resources Ltd., among others.
Redzone Resources Ltd. added Cameron Bell to its board as a new director.
Kendra Johnston was appointed the president of Independence Gold Corp. after serving as interim president and being with the company for 10 years. Harry Chan was named the CFO and Randy Turner the executive chairman. Johnston and Darcy Marud also joined Independence Gold's board.
Bacanora Minerals Ltd. President and director Martin Vidal resigned from both posts, effective Nov. 30, but will remain as a company consultant.
David Wheeler joined the board of Drake Resources Ltd. as a nonexecutive director, while Jay Stephenson stepped down from the company's board.
Cape Lambert Resources Ltd. added Stefan Müller to its board as a nonexecutive director, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Stephen Gemell and Peter Nightingale resigned as directors of Argent Minerals Ltd., with immediate effect.
Tyranna Resources Ltd. nonexecutive director Frank Lesko stepped down from the company's board, effective immediately.
Blake Steele was appointed the president and CEO of Azarga Uranium Corp. after Richard Clement resigned as interim CEO but will remain as the company's chairman. Furthermore, Dan O'Brien was named Azarga's CFO, while Curtis Church stepped down as a company director.
Melvin Herdrick joined the board of Ethos Gold Corp., as Darren Devine resigned as a company director.
Pure Nickel Inc. director Harry Blum stepped down from the company's board, with immediate effect.
Tim Petterson resigned from the board of Libero Copper Corp.
Alset Minerals Corp. CFO Albert Wu retired and will be replaced by Gilberto Castaneda.
Pelangio Exploration Inc. named David Paxton a director, while Philip Olson resigned from the company's board, effective immediately. Paxton also serves as a nonexecutive director of Kalahari Copper Ltd.
Crater Gold Mining Ltd. director Richard Johnson stepped down from the company's board, with immediate effect.
Greentech Technology International Ltd.'s board plans to propose a resolution to remove James Munn as an independent nonexecutive director of the company after Munn's three-year service agreement with Greentech expired Dec. 3.
Tethyan Resources Plc CFO Sol Thacker resigned from the post to assume the company's controller post and will be succeeded by Vince Boon. Boon is also the CFO of Japan Gold Corp. and Southern Arc Minerals Inc.
Okapi Resources Ltd. nonexecutive Chairman Klaus Eckhof will assume the same role with Argent Minerals Ltd. Meanwhile, Tim Hronsky and Emmanuel Correia were named nonexecutive directors of Argent Minerals.
Auramex Resource Corp. directors Chris McGillivray and Norman Allyn stepped down from the company's board.
Jess Oram was appointed the CEO and an executive director of Cauldron Energy Ltd., effective Jan. 1, 2018. Concurrently, Tony Sage will become the company's nonexecutive chairman from being the executive chairman.
Gavin Beevers will not seek re-election to the board of Gem Diamonds Ltd. in 2018 after serving as a company for almost 11 years. Meanwhile, Mike Brown will join Gem Diamonds' board as an independent nonexecutive director from Jan. 1, 2018.
Tracey Kerr and Giacomo Baizini were named independent nonexecutive directors of Polymetal International Plc, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Shamrock Enterprises Inc. director and founder Gordon Osinchuk died Dec. 2.
Crown Mining Corp. added Peter McRae to its board as a new director, with immediate effect.
Joseph Fazzini was appointed the CFO of Toachi Mining Inc.