New Gold Inc. (TSX, AMEX:NGD) has appointed John Marshall as VP of human resources. He was previously the director of worldwide HR operations for PMC-Sierra Inc. New Gold is an intermediate gold-mining company formed by the merger of New Gold, Peak Gold Ltd. and Metallica Resources Inc. on July 8. Its head office is in Vancouver.
New Guinea Gold Corp. (TSXV: NGG) has named Paul Schultz as CFO, replacing Judith O'Quinn, who remains corporate secretary and a director. He joined NGG's parent company, Macmin Silver Ltd., in December 2005. Schulz, who works from NGG's office in Queensland, is also CFO for Macmin. New Guinea's Vancouver office provides the administrative and regulatory support for its TSXV listing.
Xerox Canada has promoted Rick Sellers to VP for British Columbia sales operations. This is a new position, as B.C. was previously bundled within the company's western operations. Prior to this appointment, Sellers was director of Xerox Canada's national sales management process. He is based in Vancouver. Xerox provides printing and copying products and software.
East Asia Minerals Corp. (TSXV:EAS) has added David Royle to EAS's team as VP of exploration and business development. Royle is an exploration geologist with 33 years of international experience. East Asia Minerals has gold and copper properties in Indonesia, and uranium properties in Mongolia. Its head office is in Vancouver.
Ian Fodie has stepped down as CFO of Longview Capital Partners Inc. (TSX:LV). Roger Foster, currently LV's controller, has assumed the role of interim CFO. Longview is an investment company focused on capitalizing early-stage prospects in the natural resource sector. Its head office is in Vancouver.
Oriental Minerals Inc. (TSXV:OTL) has appointed Ian Fodie as president and CEO. Fodie has been a director and chair of the audit committee for Oriental since January 2007 and was appointed lead director in February 2008. Based in Vancouver, Oriental develops mining projects in South Korea.
Great Panther Resources Ltd. (TSX:GPR) of Vancouver has named Sergio Rios-Martinez its VP of corporate relations. Most recently, he was the senior trade commissioner for Mexico in Vancouver. Great Panther is a primary silver producer in Mexico.
TrueStar Petroleum Corp. (TSXV:TPC) says Brett Cunningham has been chosen to fill the post of president of TrueStar International Ltd. Charles Kohlhaas, who had held the position in the past, is slated for a new role with the Vancouver company. TrueStar Petroleum is an oil and gas exploration, development and production company.
WEX Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX:WXI) has promoted Kwong Choo to the position of CFO and VP of finance and administration. He had served as controller since January 2008. WEX develops proprietary drug products to treat pain. Its corporate office is in Vancouver.
Zincore Metals Inc. (TSX:ZNC) says Greg McCunn, VP of project development, has left to pursue an opportunity outside the field. Zincore is a Vancouver-based mineral company focused on zinc and base-metal opportunities in Latin America.
Tournigan Energy Ltd. (TSXV:TVC) has hired Dusty Nicol as president, CEO and a director of the company, replacing Jim Walchuck. Nicol is an exploration geologist with more than 30 years of experience. Based in Vancouver, Tournigan is a uranium and gold exploration and development company with properties in Europe and North America.
Terence Ibbetson, co-founder and CEO of Con-Space Communications Ltd. (TSXV:CCB), has stepped aside from daily operations but remains a director. "After years of service he will now have more time for his family and personal life," co-founder and chairman James Swanson said in a statement. Con-Space and its subsidiary, Search Systems, Inc., provide specialized voice communication products, technical search, surveillance and inspection systems. Its headquarters are in Richmond.
Castle Gold Corp. (TSXV:CSG) has appointed Janet O'Donnell as CFO. O'Donnell was most recently CFO of a Canadian manufacturer with global sales exclusively to the mining industry. O'Donnell will report to the company's Toronto office. CSG is a gold producer currently expanding production within the Americas. Its corporate office is in Vancouver.
Cantronic Systems Inc. (TSXV:CTS) has selected Benoit Chotard to fill the role of senior VP of finance and business development. Previously, Chotard was VP of corporate finance at Leede Financial Markets. Chotard will also serve as acting CFO, replacing Valerie Ryan who has resigned to pursue other interests. In other company moves, Jon Chynoweth has also resigned as executive VP. Cantronic provides infrared vision and video security surveillance products and services. Its head office is in Coquitlam.
Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) says CFO Jeffrey Mason has resigned but remains a director of the company. Vancouver-based Taseko operates the Gibraltar mine in central B.C.
Neverblue Media has added Mark How as VP of sales and business development. How has spent the last five years working with DivX. Based in Victoria, Neverblue is an online marketing company that specializes in lead generation and client acquisition.
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