Irish mining company Kenmare Resources has appointed Tom Hickey as finance director.
The appointment is effective September 26, with Mr. Hickey also being appointed to the Board as Executive Director on the same date.
Mr. Hickey has served as an executive director of various public companies for the past 15 years.
This includes eight years as Chief Financial Officer of Tullow Oil, the oil and gas producer with a focus on Africa and South America, from 2000 to 2008.
He also held senior finance positions at oil and gas exploration company Petroceltic International from 2010 to 2016, including a stint as chief financial officer.
Mr. Hickey also currently serves as an independent non-executive director at United Oil & Gas and was previously an independent non-executive director at Petroneft Resources.
He will succeed Tony McCluskey, who is retiring from the company this year.
Mr. McCluskey will step down from the Board of Directors and from his role as Finance Director on September 26, but will remain with the Company for a limited period of time to facilitate the transfer of responsibilities.
“Kenmare is in the strongest position in its history, with globally significant production, a robust balance sheet and an experienced team coming together to deliver value to all stakeholders,” said Hickey.
“I look forward to working with the management team and Board of Directors to further strengthen the operational, financial and sustainability performance of the company.”
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