04/10/2021 - 16:25

Board Moves October 4, 2021

04/10/2021 - 16:25


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Our board moves wrap includes David Edwards, John McKinstry, Chris Stevens, Merrill Gray, Caroline Keats, Simon Jackson, Jodie Simm, Corinne Franklin, Suzie Foreman, and Peter Torre.

Burgundy Diamond Mines has appointed David Edwards as chief financial officer and company secretary. Mr Edwards is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of international experience within the energy and resource sectors; and in financial management, governance, strategy, capital markets, construction, and mining operations.

John McKinstry, general manager of technical services and development of Catalyst Metals, has become chief executive. Mr McKinstry joined the company recently in September, with a focus of accelerating the development plans for the Bendigo projects.

Enterprise Metals has appointed Chris Stevens as non-executive director. Mr Stevens is an experienced resource industry executive with core skills in resource company strategy, corporate finance and economic modelling. He has held senior commercial roles across resources, private equity and management consulting.

Hexagon Energy Materials has appointed Merrill Gray as managing director from 18 October. Ms Gray has substantial experience as a managing director in hydrogen and renewables companies, and has led companies in the exploration and processing of nickel and gold. She takes over from Adam Bacon who has been assisting the company during, and since, the takeover by Ebony Energy.

Kopore Metals has appointed current non-executive director Caroline Keats as managing director, replacing Simon Jackson who has stepped down to a part-time executive role for six months before assuming a non-executive director role. Ms Keats joined the company in August and has over 20 years of corporate and commercial experience with assets in foreign jurisdictions, particularly Africa. She has liaised with foreign governments to improve their understanding about operational and Australian corporate requirements, and facilitated outcomes beneficial to mining projects, local communities and the local economy.

Sports Entertainment Group has appointed Jodie Simm as executive director. Ms Simm joined the company in 2007, when it was then Crocmedia, as general manager. She became chief operating officer and company secretary in March 2018 when it merged with Crocmedia.

The GO2 People has appointed Corinne Franklin as group chief financial officer, and Suzie Foreman as company secretary from 15 October. Mrs Foreman is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, specialising in the provision of corporate governance, financial reporting and company secretarial advisory services to ASX-listed entities. She will take over as sole company secretary when Peter Torre departs at the end of October.


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