Tesoro Resources Limited (ASX:TSO) has strengthened its Board with the appointment of Linton Putland as Executive Director – Mining and Development and Kristie Young as Non-Executive Director.
Chairman, John Toll, said the pair have been added to help drive exploration and development of its El Zorro Gold Project in Chile.
“I am delighted to welcome Linton and Kristie to the Board of Tesoro. They both bring relevant industry experience and with backgrounds in Mining Engineering, their appointments are at a pivotal time for the company,” Mr Toll said.
“The appointments will bolster the Tesoro Board as the company continues to rapidly advance the exciting El Zorro Gold project in Chile.”
Mr Putland has more than 30 years’ experience in mining operations, joint ventures and corporate management in Australia, Africa and the Americas, over a wide range of commodities. He is principal of LJ Putland & Associates, a private mining consultancy company which was founded in 2002, providing advisory and consultancy services in mining project and company evaluation and due diligence appraisals with a focus on corporate growth.
During this period, he was Managing Director of a privately-owned exploration company with joint venture interests in Africa. Prior to this, he held corporate and senior management roles in IAMGOLD, AurionGold, Delta Gold and Pancontinental Mining
Mr Putland is a Non-Executive Director of Breaker Resources Limited and WA Kaolin Limited. Previously, he was Non-Executive Director of Pacific Energy Limited which was acquired by the Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) for A$422m for its global infrastructure fund.
Ms Young’s background includes more than 20 years’ experience across a range of sectors, including technical engineering, project evaluation, strategy, business development, growth, marketing, commercial, client management, governance and human resources.
Prior to this, she held senior growth and business development executive roles with leading professional services firms PwC and EY. Ms Young is Non-Executive Chair of ChemX Materials Ltd, Non-Executive Director of Lithium Australia NL and sits on the boards of Wesley College WA and the Energy Club of WA. Ms Young was a Non-Executive Director of Primero Group Limited which was acquired by NRW Holdings for A$100m.
The company also reported that Sarah Wilson has joined Shannon Coates as Joint Company Secretary.
Ms Wilson is a Corporate Advisor with Evolution Corporate Services Pty Ltd and has over 10 years’ experience in company secretarial, corporate advisory and corporate governance roles, which have included the provision of company secretarial services to a number of resource companies.
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