Appoints Non-Executive Chairman
Perth, Mar 10, 2017 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Helix Resources Limited (ASX:HLX) is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced mining executive, Mr Gary Lethridge as the Company's Non-Executive Chairman, effective 9 March 2017.
Mr Lethridge brings extensive experience to the Helix Board. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary with significant experience in corporate strategy, capital & debt markets, transaction origination and execution, mining operations, project development and exploration.
Most recently, Mr Lethridge was the Managing Director of Talisman Mining Limited (ASX:TLM); a role that he held for in excess of seven years. Prior to this he held the position of Executive General Manager - Corporate, Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary at Jubilee Mines NL, where he was part of the highly successful senior executive management team from 2003 until that company's acquisition by Xstrata Plc (XSRAY:OTCMKTS) for $3.1 billion in early 2008. Preceding that role, Mr Lethridge held senior executive positions with LionOre Mining International Limited.
Mr Lethridge brings invaluable knowledge and skills that will compliment the Helix management team as the Company continues to advance its quality asset portfolio which includes the Cobar Gold Project and the Collerina Copper Project, both located in Central NSW.
In welcoming Mr Lethridge to the Helix team, Managing Director Mick Wilson said: "We are delighted to have secured the services of Gary in the role of Non-Executive Chairman. Gary has extensive hands on experience in building businesses and creating shareholder value in the resources space. It is a testament to our Projects and our recent results that we can attract a candidate of Gary's calibre, and we look forward to working closely with him."
About Helix Resources Ltd
Helix Resources Limited (ASX:HLX) is a successful minerals exploration company focused on the identification, acquisition and development of projects in prospective jurisdictions with established infrastructure.
The Company's main focus is the exciting Collerina Copper-Zinc & Cobar Gold Projects both located in Central NSW. The Company's key objective for 2017 is to advance these discoveries.
Helix's Board and Management team are focused on creating opportunities to increase shareholder value from the quality assets in the Company's project portfolio.
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