Titan Minerals Limited (ASX: TTM) has appointed the highly regarded Peter Cook as a Director and the company’s new Non-executive Chairman.
Mr Cook is a Geologist (BSc (Applied Geology)) and a Mineral Economist (MSc (Min. Econ)), MAusIMM with over 35 years of experience in the field of exploration, project, operational and corporate management of mining companies.
Over the past two decades, he has founded or served as Managing Director or Chairman for many successful mining and resource development companies in gold and base metals. He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Westgold Resources Limited, where he was previously Executive Chairman before recently deciding to step back from all executive roles.
Mr Cook is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Castile Resources Limited and served as the Non-executive Chairman of Nelson Resources Limited until February 2019.
Over his distinguished career he has been recognised by the industry, being awarded the GMJ Mining Executive of the year in 2001, the Asia-Mining Executive of the year awarded at the Mines and Money Conference in Hong Kong in 2015, the Mining News CEO of the Year award in 2018 and the Gavin Thomas Mining Award in 2019.
Titan, Managing Director, Laurance Marsland, said Mr Cook brings a great skillset that significantly enhances the Board which now has an impressive mix of essential skills and experience across geology, mining, business development, operations and capital markets.
“To have someone of Peter’s calibre and experience join the company as we transition to the next phase of exploration and development across our suite of assets, is a testament to the quality of our projects,” Mr Marsland said.
Peter is a highly regarded Australian mining executive with over 35 years’ experience and with his leadership we believe we have the right mix to add significant value for shareholders”.
Mr Cook said it is exciting to be joining the Board of Titan and to share his skills and experience with as the company enters the next phase of their growth.
“I have been a shareholder of Titan for some time and have been significantly impressed by the assets and in particular the professionalism of the corporate and operational clean-up the team has completed after taking the assets from its previous owners.
“The projects have great merit and sit within an emerging and underestimated gold and copper belt in South America. I look forward to guiding the company through its next development phase and to create wealth for its shareholders.
Mr. Cook replaces the company’s current Chairman, Michael Hardy, who has resigned from the Board.
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