Blackstone Minerals Limited (ASX:BSX) has made a new appointment to the board as a part of the Board succession and renewal process.
Dr Frank Bierlein has been appointed Non-Executive Director to the Board of the company. Dr Bierlein is a geologist with 30 years of experience as a consultant, researcher, lecturer and industry professional.
He has held exploration and generative geology management positions with QMSD Mining Co Ltd, Qatar Mining, Afmeco Australia and Areva NC, and consulted for, among others, Newmont Gold, Resolute Mining, Goldfields International, Freeport-McMoRan, and the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Dr Bierlein has worked on six continents spanning multiple commodities, and over the course of his career has published and co-authored more than 130 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals.
He obtained a PhD (Geology) from the University of Melbourne, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG), and a member of both the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and the Society of Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits. Dr Bierlein is currently Non-Executive Director of PNX Metals Limited and Impact Minerals.
Previously, Dr Bierlein was a Non-Executive Director of Gold Australia Pty Ltd from 2015 to 2019 and chaired the Advisory Board of a Luxemburg based private equity fund between 2014 and 2021.
Meanwhile, the Board has revealed that Andrew Radonjic has resigned as Non-Executive Director. Mr Radonjic was a founding director of Blackstone Minerals since listing in January 2017.
The Board of Directors thanked him for his contributions to the company.
“We are delighted to welcome Frank and believe his expertise in project generation and business development both complements and adds strength to the blend and composition of the Board of Blackstone. We would also like to thank Andrew, a fellow founding director of the company and an invaluable member of the Board during his tenure. We wish him well for the future,” Blackstone Minerals’ Chairman, Hamish Halliday, said.
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