Fortescue Metals Group announced that CEO Nev Power will complete his term as CEO in February 2018. Since his appointment as CEO in July 2011, Fortescue has more than quadrupled its production to 170 million metric tons per year. Prior to joining Fortescue, he was CEO at Thiess.
LeadFX appointed Andrew Worland as CEO and corporate secretary, replacing Rob Scargill as part of the transition changes resulting from the termination of the management services agreement with Enirgi Group in August. Most recently, he held the role as general manager and company secretary for Toro Energy. Worland replaces Robert Metcalfe, who resigned as director and chairman of the company.
Rio Tinto CFO Chris Lynch will retire by the end of September 2018. He joined the Rio Tinto board in September 2011 and was appointed CFO in April 2013.
Turquoise Hill Resources appointed Luke Colton as the CFO. Since 2013, he has served as CFO for Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa.
Barry Murphy Daniel Racine
Consolidating executive management in its Toronto office, Yamana has completed the transition of the Technical Services division with Barry Murphy, senior vice president, technical services, now reporting directly to Daniel Racine, COO. Darcy Marud, executive vice president, Enterprise Strategy, is to leave the company by mutual agreement.
Leagold Mining Corp. appointed Meghan Brown as vice president of investor relations. Brown is past chair of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) National Board of Directors, and is a director of the Canadian Cancer Society BC/Yukon Board of Directors.
MGX Minerals Inc. appointed Ian Graham as vice president of operations. In 1994, he joined Rio Tinto in Canada as the evaluation manager for the Diavik diamond mine, then went on to become chief geologist for diamonds with Rio Tinto’s Project Generation Group.
Millennium Minerals Ltd. appointed Stacey Apostolou as CFO and company secretary on a contract basis. Apostolou is a finance executive with more than 30 years of experience in the resources sector.
Matthew Wunder Brian Peer
Great Panther Silver Ltd. appointed Matthew Wunder as vice president of exploration and Brian Peer as vice president of operations, Mexico. Wunder has 30 years of experience in the mining industry, including 15 years with Noranda Inc. and more than 10 years as a senior executive for several junior and midsize companies. He will transition to become the qualified person (QP) for Great Panther’s operating mines and development projects, succeeding Robert Brown who has retired. Most recently, Peer was a general manager with Red Eagle Mining in Colombia.
Nevsun Resources Ltd. appointed Ryan MacWilliam as its CFO. Prior to Nevsun, MacWilliam worked for London-based X2 Resources LLP.
LSC Lithium Corp. appointed Ian Stalker as president and CEO. He is a senior international mining executive with more than 40 years of experience in resource development, mine construction, and operations in Europe, Africa, South America and Australia.
Lupaka Gold Corp. has appointed Will Ansley as president and CEO, and as a director of the company. He was a member of two teams that placed six mines into production over an eight-year period in Sudbury and Timmins, Ontario; He was the director of business development for FNX Mining Company Inc. and the vice president of corporate planning and strategy for Lake Shore Gold Corp. Will was also the COO of Mineral Streams Inc. where he helped orchestrate its successful sale to AuRico Metals Inc. in 2015. Gordon Ellis will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors.
Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. appointed Heather White as COO. White is a professional mining engineer and president of White Mining Consulting Inc.
Terry O’Hearn Dan Bradford
Superior Industries Inc. hired Terry O’Hearn as its new conveyor components territory manager for the southcentral United States. Before starting at Superior, O’Hearn worked for Texas Bearing. Superior Industries Inc. also welcomed Dan Bradford as a washing process engineer.
Gary Mandel Vinayak Pai
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., as part of the separately announced acquisition of CH2M HILL Companies Ltd., has formed an Integration Management Office (IMO) to oversee the integration of Jacobs and CH2M. Gary Mandel, who joined Jacobs six years ago through the Aker Solutions Process & Construction acquisition, and most recently served as Jacobs president of Petroleum and Chemicals (P&C), has been appointed to lead the integration for Jacobs. In addition, Jacobs announced that Vinayak Pai has been appointed interim head of global Petroleum and Chemicals.
Charlotte Brogren was named chief technology officer for Alimak Group. She worked 15 years for ABB in various management positions within research & development, most recently, as technology manager for ABB’s Robotics Division.
The now appointed members of the Board of Epiroc are Johan Forssell, Anders Ullberg, Ulla Litzén and Lennart Evrell. Ronnie Leten was appointed chair of the board. Leten is a former president and CEO of Atlas Copco AB. Forssell is president and CEO, and board member, of Investor AB. Ullberg is chair of the boards Boliden AB and Studsvik AB. Litzén is a board member of Alfa Laval AB, Electrolux AB, Husqvarna AB, NCC AB, and Ratos AB. Evrell is president and CEO, and board member, of Boliden AB.
Donaldson Company Inc. announced Jacquie Boyer as vice president of global OEM sales. She most recently held the position of vice president, global sales and marketing at Stanadyne LLC.