OceanaGold Corp. announced after nearly 12 years, nonexecutive Chairman, Jim Askew, will retire at the June 2019 Annual General Meeting. The company appointed Ian Reid as the new nonexecutive chairman and Craig Nelsen as a new nonexecutive director. Reid joined the OceanaGold Board as a nonexecutive director in 2018. Nelsen was vice president of exploration for Lac Minerals Ltd., the founding CEO and chairman of Metallica Resources until its merger with New Gold where he served as chairman and director.

(img: Ian Reid)