SNL Metals & Mining presents a weekly rundownof recent board changes in the industry. The moves are listed in chronological order.
Steve Scudamore as an independent nonexecutivedirector, with immediate effect. Scudamore also serves as a nonexecutive directorof Altona Mining Ltd.
directors Eric Zhangand Peiqi Zhang stepped downfrom the company's board, effective July 17 and July 16, respectively.
Jeremy Sparrow wasappointedas a nonexecutive director of SovereignMines of Africa Plc, effective immediately.
director Neil Morgan from the company's boardand will be succeeded by recently appointed MX Gold President and COO Hugh McPherson.
Russell Richards to its boardas a new director.
independentdirector Gil Clausen joinedthe board of Golden Star ResourcesLtd., effective immediately.
nonexecutive directorGervaise Heddle will transitionto an executive directorship, effective July 18.
Jeremy King wasnamed as a director ofRed Mountain Mining Ltd.,effective immediately, as Robert Parton resigned from the company's board.
Richard Johnsonjoined the board of and willcontinue to be a general manager of the company.
nonexecutive director LeeSpencer stepped downfrom the company's board to focus on other business interests.
After 's acquisition of an85.18% interest in Aditya Birla MineralsLtd., Metals X CEO Peter Cook and executive director Warren Hallam wereappointed to Aditya Birla'sboard. Meanwhile, Debu Bhattacharya, Jagdish Chandra Laddha, Maurice Anghie, SureshBhargava and Mysore Prasanna resigned as nonexecutive directors of Aditya Birla,with immediate effect.
director Bruce Thomasstepped down from thecompany's board to pursue other interests after being a Rubicon director since 2009.
Greg Hawkins andDickson Hall resignedas directors of New Era Minerals Inc.and will be succeeded by Jing Peng and Yungang Wu. Wu also serves as a nonexecutivedirector of Gowest Gold Ltd.and East Iron Ltd.
's boardapproved the appointmentof David Clarke and Henri Blaffart as nonexecutive directors of the company, effectiveJuly 19.
executivedirector Wu Qin stepped downfrom the company's board, effective July 20, due to other personal commitments.
Richard Keeverswas named as a nonexecutivedirector of Renascor Resources Ltd.Keevers is also a nonexecutive director of SantanaMinerals Ltd.
Tsui Pang and NeilAndrew Herrick were appointedas an independent nonexecutive director and an executive director, respectively,of Taung Gold International Ltd.as Walter Thomas Segsworth resigned as a nonexecutive director of the company, effectiveJuly 21.
Wolf Martinick andCharilaos Stavrakis retiredfrom the board of Weatherly InternationalPlc as part of the company's continuing efforts to reduce costs. Martinickis a co-founder of Weatherly International.
Saxon Ball to its board, effectiveJuly 22.
Stephen de Belleretired as a directorof Mantle Mining Corp. Ltd.after being a board member since the company's initial listing in 2006. De Bellewill remain available to support Mantle Mining in an advisory capacity.
Alhassan Andaniand Peter Bacchus were addedto the board of Gold Fields Ltd.as independent nonexecutive directors. Andani's appointment will be effective Aug.1, while Bacchus will join the miner's board Sept. 1.
President and CEODavid Terry and Corex Gold Corp.vice president Douglas Ramshaw joinedthe board of Great Bear ResourcesLtd. Meanwhile, Patrick McAndless stepped down from Great Bear's boardbut will continue to be a member of the company's technical advisory board.
director Dale Vitonedied.