Paul Benson

Paul Benson was Chief Executive Officer of Troy Resources between 2007 and 2014 and reappointed Managing Director on 13 September 2010, before resigning in 2014. Mr Benson was previously a director between 3 October 2007 and 27 November 2009. Before joining Troy, Mr Benson was the Chief Development Officer, Base Metals Division, for BHP Billiton Limited from 2004 to September 2007 and also the Vice President of Business Development, Base Metals Division, for BHP Billiton Limited, from 2001 until September 2007.
Bio last updated 20 Apr 2019

Article Timeline

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director
Azimuth Resources
Azimuth Resources

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Chief Executive, Managing Director (since 2010)
Troy Resources
Troy Resources
2007 - 201430
Chief Development Officer, Base Metals (since 2004)
BHP Group
BHP Group
2001 - 20072

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
Troy Resources01 Apr 2014Bought12,000$1.25$15,000Share purchase plan
Troy Resources13 Dec 2013Bought150,000$0.00$0OtherIssued in lieu of cash bonus
Azimuth Resources11 Jul 2013Sold50,000$0.28$13,916OtherPursuant to off market takeover offer by Troy
Troy Resources11 Jul 2013Bought8,780$0.00$0OtherReceived as consideration for shares held in Azimuth Resources pursuant to the takeover offer by Troy
Troy Resources02 Apr 2013Bought20,000$2.06$41,232On-market trade

Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
28/03/14Troy ResourcesPlacement + share purchase plan$33.3m>>

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
28/03/13Troy ResourcesAzimuth ResourcesTakeover$188.0m>>
21/02/11Westgold Resources OldAragon ResourcesAcquisition$68.7m>>
14/08/12Southern Cross GoldfieldsTroy ResourcesAsset acquisition$5.0m>>


Non-Executive Director
Year started and most recent title

Share Transactions

$10k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar

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