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.
Mincor Resources NL added Peter Bewick to its board as an independent nonexecutive director, effective immediately.
Jens Balkau was named as a nonexecutive director on the Manhattan Corp. Ltd. board.
Arafura Resources Ltd. said Cathy Moises accepted a nonexecutive director role on its board.
Les Davis was named as a nonexecutive director of Spectrum Metals Ltd., effective immediately.
A-Cap Energy Ltd. added to its board with the appointment of Mark Syropoulo as a director.
Brad Marwood joined Middle Island Resources Ltd. as a nonexecutive director.
Centrex Metals Ltd. Chairman David Klingberg stepped down, with nonexecutive director Graham Chrisp appointed as executive chairman.
Former director Gino D'Anna agreed to return to Blina Minerals NL as a nonexecutive director.
Michael Soucik was appointed as nonexecutive chairman of White Cliff Minerals Ltd. to replace Daniel Smith, who will remain a director.
Deborah Gudgeon was named an independent nonexecutive director of Highland Gold Mining Ltd.
Vale SA directors Marcio Hamilton Ferreira and Marcelo Augusto Dutra Labuto resigned.
Sébastien Plouffe was added to the board of directors of Vanstar Mining Resources Inc.
Copper Lake Resources Ltd. named Donald Bubar as a director.
Trevor Cunningham left the CFO role at NorZinc Ltd., with Peter Portka named as Cunningham's successor.
Canadian Metals Inc. appointed Michel Gagnon as chairman and CEO, both on an interim basis, following the resignation of Gerald Panneton from both roles, while Patsie Ducharme resigned as CFO, effective Dec. 31.
John Robinson, an independent director on the Lion One Metals Ltd. board, died. In addition, Chief Development Officer Ian Chang stood down, with Kevin Li assuming Chang's responsibilities.
ArcPacific Resources Corp. named Mike Heier as a director, effective immediately.
Michael Farrant accepted the role of CFO at Argo Gold Inc., with Kenney Storey resigning from the role.
Lustrum Minerals Ltd. added Piers Lewis and Luke Hall to its board as nonexecutive directors, effective immediately, with nonexecutive directors Josh Puckridge and Loren King both retiring.
Maria Virginia Anzola was added to the Vanadium One Iron Corp. board as a director.
Aurion Resources Ltd. appointed Kerry Sparkes to its board.
Nonexecutive director Peter Cordin did not stand for reelection to the board of MC Mining Ltd. and retired from the post, effective Nov. 22.
New Millennium Iron Corp. appointed Sundara Ramam and Rajiv Mukerji to replace Sandip Biswas and Dibyendu Bose on its board of directors.
Victor Nigel Bryant, a director of Highbank Resources Ltd. who also previously served as its CEO and president, died.
Sky Metals Ltd. Managing Director Peter Duerden stepped down in order to take up the same role with Magmatic Resources Ltd.
Alexander Brown, Astron Corp. Ltd.'s president and managing director, died. COO and deputy managing director Kang Rong was named as CEO and managing director, while Tiger Brown was appointed as a director.
Universal Coal PLC added TerraCom Ltd. representatives Wallace King and Craig Ransley to its board as nonexecutive directors, effective immediately.
Independent nonexecutive director Pei Ker Wei vacated his seat on MMG Ltd.'s board. Chan Ka Keung was selected to succeed Pei, effective immediately.
Conic Metals Corp. said Maurice Swan replaced Nicholas French on its board of directors, with French retiring.
Arthur Murdy resigned as a director of Northern Superior Resources Inc. to focus on other business interests.
Stellar AfricaGold Inc. appointed Yassine Belkabir to join its board of directors.
Fred Tejada agreed to take up a seat on Westminster Resources Ltd.'s board of directors, in lieu of Daniel Maarsman, who resigned.
Fidelity Minerals Corp. co-founder Luis Zapata left the company as a nonexecutive director.
Neil Tomkinson stood down as chairman of Traka Resources Ltd. and will remain on the board as a nonexecutive director, while nonexecutive director Joshua Pitt stepped in as nonexecutive chairman.
Regency Mines PLC appointed James Parsons as executive chairman, replacing former nonexecutive chairman Nigel Burton, who will remain with the firm as a senior independent director.
Archit-Erdene Darambazar was appointed as managing director of Aspire Mining Ltd., which also reduced its board to five members from seven with Alexander Passmore and Gan-Ochir Zunduisuren resigning as directors and Zunduisuren to take on an executive management role in Mongolia.
Mining services provider Perenti Global Ltd. appointed Andrea Hall as a nonexecutive director, effective Dec. 15.
Charlotte Philipps and Katia Ray were elected to the Petropavlovsk PLC board as independent directors.
Calibre Mining Corp. named Todd White to its board as a director.
William Burton vacated his seat on the Adex Mining Inc. board of directors.
Golden Predator Mining Corp. said Michael Maslowski assumed the COO role, effective Dec. 2.
SunCoke Energy Inc. appointed Martha Carnes to its board of directors.
Tim Barry resigned as a director of Sanatana Resources Inc., citing a potential conflict of interest.
John Kerr joined the Equity Metals Corp. board of directors.
Red Hill Iron Ltd. executive chairman Neil Tomkinson stood down and will remain on the board as a nonexecutive director, with Joshua Pitt taking over the executive chairman role.
Martin Eales joined Ironveld PLC as CEO and a director, replacing Peter Cox, who will transition to a technical director role.
Armadale Capital PLC named Gerrard Hall as a nonexecutive director, effective immediately.
Brett Clark assumed the roles of chairman and CEO of Avenira Ltd., effective Dec. 5.
Fiona Fitzmaurice was appointed CFO of MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd., replacing Tara Gilfillan, while Stuart Adai was appointed to its board of directors.