Mr Hosack is a third generation Zimbabwean, residing in Western Australia. He holds a Bachelors Engineering Degree (Hons) from Essex University in UK, MBA from Ashcroft Business School (UK) and respective professional registrations. He has hands on experience in the delivery of large scale mining, power and port projects to market, as well as their operations. For the past 12 years he has been employed by First Quantum Minerals Ltd, primarily in their Projects team, where most recently he has project managed the building of a port (coal offloading and copper loading), 120km 230kV transmission line and a 300MW coal fired powerstation for the Minera Panama Project in Panama. His mining and operations experience in North and Southern Africa, Europe, Australia and Central America will be central in delivering the Arcadia Project and in building Prospect into a diversified mining business.
Hugh Warner, Executive Chairman commented: "Prospect is moving from being an exploration company to a mining company and its leadership team is being expanded to include additional personnel with significant mining operations experience. Sam is one of the leading international mining figures of the next generation. He has built his experience within First Quantum, one of the great international mining companies, whose origins also began in Africa. Sam is a strong leader and team player and he is expected to be pivotal in helping the board take Prospect into the ranks of lithium producer companies."
The key terms of Mr Hosack's appointment are set out in Attachment 1 (see link below).
Resignation of Manana Nhlanhla, non executive director
In line with the above leadership changes, the Company also advises that Manana Nhlanhla has resigned as a director effective today. Manana represents Armoured Fox, one of the Company's early angel investors and substantial shareholders. Armoured Fox's early investments in Prospect came at crucial times in our corporate development and provided Prospect with the financial confidence to achieve what we have to date. The Company would like to thank Manana for her service on the Board and support during her term.
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About Prospect Resources Ltd
Prospect Resources Limited (ASX:PSC) is based in Australasia with operations in Zimbabwe and is a publicly listed company. We are committed to creating value for Prospect's shareholders and the communities in which our company operates. Our vision is to build a Southern African based mining company of international scale.
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