Toro Gold (“Toro” or “the Company”), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nick Clarke as Non-Executive Chairman of the Company.
Following Mr Clarke assuming this position on 28 January 2019, Mr Adonis Pouroulis has stepped down from the Board having served at Toro for almost 10 years.
Martin Horgan, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Nick to the Board. With more than 40 years’ experience in the mining sector, he brings a wealth of technical and corporate knowledge to the Company. I look forward to working closely with him and updating you on Toro Gold’s progress going forward.
On behalf of the Board and all our employees, I would like to thank Adonis for helping steer the Company from its inception in 2009, as a gold exploration start up, through its evolution into a growing gold developer and producer. Through his invaluable industry experience, energy and enthusiasm aligned to dynamic leadership, Adonis has played a key role in our success so far and he leaves the Company in an excellent state with exciting plans for 2019 and beyond. We wish him all the very best in the future.”
Notes to Editors
Nick Clarke, Biography
Nick has over 40 years of mining experience, including 16 years spent within senior management positions in production and technical services in South Africa, Ghana and Saudi Arabia. Nick served as the managing director of Oriel Resources until its acquisition by OAO Mechel for $1.5 billion in 2008. In addition, Nick was Managing Director at Wardell Armstrong International, where he managed numerous multidisciplinary consulting projects in the resource sector. He is a graduate of Camborne School of Mines and a Chartered Engineer. In 2013, Nick was named CEO of the year at the Mining Journal outstanding achievements awards. He joined Central Asia Metals in 2009 as Chief Executive Officer prior to the company’s IPO in 2010, and assumed the role of Chairman in June 2016.
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