Two Senior Appointments to Alkane's Management Team

August 16, 2013

  • Alkane Resources has added two senior executives to its management team. The appointments are Chief Operations Officer and Commercial Manager, and both strengthen Alkane’s management, operational and technical capabilities as it progresses towards production from the Tomingley Gold Project and development of the Dubbo Zirconia Project.
  • Chief Operations Officer
    Alkane has appointed Mr Nicholas Earner, a chemical engineer (B.Eng, Honours 1st Class from the University of Queensland) as Chief Operations Officer. Nic has 17 years’ experience in technical, improvement, operational management and executive roles in mining and processing. He will be responsible for the safe and efficient management of the Company’s operations at Tomingley and Dubbo.
  • Commercial Manager
    With the planned retirement of Mr Tony Wright at the end of the year, Mr Brendan Ward has been appointed to take over the Commercial Manager’s role to oversee Alkane’s contract negotiation and management; provide logistical support; coordinate project finance activities with the CFO and project bankers, and provide support to the MD in legal and administrative matters.