Australian explorer and developer, BlackEarth Minerals NL (ASX: BEM) announced the appointment of Mr David Round to the Board as Finance Director. Mr Round, who was recently appointed as CFO of BEM, has extensive experience both as a CFO and Company Director. Most recently, he was CFO and head of Sales of an Australian listed Graphite production company.
Mr Round has broad experience in international resource and brings a wealth of knowledge related to graphite, nickel and other business development to the Board.
Also, founding Director and Company Chairman, Mr Phil Hearse, who had joined BlackEarth’s Board before its admission to the ASX, has resigned from the Company’s Board. Mr Hearse, with the other directors, has been instrumental in the Company’s development so far and leaves the Company to focus on other business interests.
Founding Company Director, George Bauk, will now take on the role of Company Chairman. Mr Bauk is an experienced Company Director and currently acts as Chairman and Non-Executive Director of several successful and listed resource Companies.