PERTH, Western Australia, June 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Chalice Gold Mines Limited (ASX: CHN) (TSX: CXN) ("Chalice" or "the Company") is pleased to advise the appointment of experienced and highly-regarded Australian mining executive Mr Morgan Ball as a non-executive director of the Company.
Mr Ball – who is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years of Australian and international experience in the resources, logistics and finance industries – was most recently the Managing Director and, prior to that, Finance Director of BC Iron Limited (ASX: BCI).
Earlier in his career, he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Indago Resources, an ASX-listed company developing the Nyanzaga gold deposit in northern Tanzania, as well as a number of senior commercial roles with WMC Resources, Brambles and P&O.
Subject to obtaining shareholder approval, Chalice intends to issue Mr Ball with 500,000 unlisted options exercisable at 25 cents each on or before 30 June 2019 as part of his remuneration as a non-executive director.
In welcoming Mr Ball's appointment to the Chalice Board, the Company's Chairman, Mr Tony Kiernan, said: "Morgan's wide-ranging management, transactional and financial capabilities will complement and enhance the skill-sets within the existing board of Chalice. Having previously worked with Morgan, I know he will be a valuable contributor to Chalice as we go forward."
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SOURCE Chalice Gold Mines Limited
For further information: Tim Goyder, Managing Director, Chalice Gold Mines Limited, Telephone +61 9322 3960