Mark Connelly has resigned as non-executive director at Ausdrill. Mr Connelly has held various senior management positions for other resource companies including Adamus Resources and Newmont Mining Corporation.
Nicholas Johansen has been appoinrted as non-executive chairman at SmartTrans Holdings. Mr Johansen is a founding partner of Cozens Johansen Lawyers, a boutique law firm based in Darwin. He replaces Mark Vaile who has resigned as non-executive chair. Mr Vaile is a former deputy Prime Minister and was instrumental in negotiating the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
Basil Conti has been appointed non-executive director at Sabre Resources. Mr Conti is a director of Sheila Foundation, and has been associated with the mining industry for over 25 years. He replaces David Chapman who has resigned as non-executive director. Mr Chapman has more than 30 years of resource industry experience as a geologist in senior and executive management roles with WMC Resources and the junior sector within Australia and overseas.