New CFO And Youanmi Project GM Named
Australian gold and nickel company, Rox Resources Limited (ASX: RXL), has made two key Executive appointments.
Chris Hunt has been named as Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary, while Matthew Antill has taken the role of General Manager Youanmi Operations.
Mr Hunt is an experienced finance executive with over 25 years’ experience predominately in the resources and construction industries. He has held senior finance roles for close to 15 years and has strong experience in feasibility studies, corporate financing, and mining operations.
Mr Hunt’s most recent resources experiences were as the Chief Financial Officer for BC Iron Limited, Crossland Resources Limited, FerrAus Limited and Cliffs Natural Resources.
He holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Fellow CPA, a graduate from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.
Mr Antill has over 28 years of mining experience including 15 years as Mine Manager in both open pit and underground operations, with juniors and multi- nationals, and over a wide range of commodities and mining methods including extensive work in narrow vein lode gold. He has undertaken leadership roles in several successful operational mining start-ups in Australia and overseas including Lafayette Mining Philippines operations, Fox Resources Radio Hill Mine, Citic Pacific’s Sino Iron Project, and Saracen Mineral’s Thunderbox Mine.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Mining from University of Queensland, and Western Australia First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency, and a New South Wales Production Manager’s Certificate.
Managing Director, Alex Passmore, said Mr Hunt and Mr Antill bring a wealth of relevant expertise to Rox Resources and significantly strengthen the Executive team, with the aim of bringing the Youanmi project into production.
“Both Chris and Matthew are key appointments to the Executive team, and I am excited about the level of expertise they bring to Rox. With the recent Hawkes Point placement, and the Executive appointments, Rox is well placed to accelerate studies into the development of Youanmi, with the ambition to bring the project into production.”