The Asia Miner

JUL-SEP 2017

The ASIA Miner - Reporting Important Issues to Mining Companies in the Asia Pacific Region

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Volume 14 • Issue 3 | 2017 | ASIA Miner | 39 On The Move Association of Mining and Exploration Com- panies (AMEC) CEO Simon Bennison will re- tire from the role in August. He has served as CEO since 2008 and AMEC president Will Robinson says he has made a remark- able contribution to the organisation. BHP has named packaging executive and former Amcor head Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, succeeding Jac Nasser from September 1. The Siemon Company has appointed Scott as technical services man- ager for the Asia Pacific region, based out of The Siemon Companies of- fice in Sydney. Dennis Ouel- lette has been appointed as Angkor Gold Corp exploration manager to work at the company's Cambodian pros- pects. East Asia Minerals Corporation has appoint- ed Scott Davis as chief financial officer, re- placing Michael Nayyar who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has appointed Stephen Durkin as its new chief executive officer. He was most recent- ly chief executive of Engineers Aus- tralia. Rockwell Auto- mation has ap- pointed Scott as managing direc- tor for Australia and New Zea- land. In this role, he will oversee sales and busi- ness operations in the region and be re- sponsible for the company's growth and performance strategy. Boyke Abidin has agreed to become a di- rector of One Asia Resources while Martin Pyle and have been appointed independent non-executive directors on the Awak Mas board. Sihayo Gold has appointed Malcolm Pater- son as CEO and managing director. Most recently, he was CEO of PT Kasongan Bumi Kencana (KBK), part of the Pelsart Group. KBK developed the Mirah Gold-Silver Proj- ect in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. MICROMINE CEO Claire Tuder has been appointed to the METS Ignited Advisory Council, which supports METS Ignited's de- livery of the Australian Government's indus- try, innovation and science agenda. Rainbow Rare Earths has appointed former Avocet Mining CFO Jim Wynn as chief finan- cial officer. His position at Avocet has been filled by Yolanda Bolleurs. Scott Jug Scott Wooldridge

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