Two Managerial Appointments
6 January 2020
We are pleased to announce two key appointments to the senior management team.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Geoff Eyre has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr Eyre is an experienced finance professional with more than 15 years of experience holding senior positions with companies in the mining industry including producing assets, exploration and development stage companies and private equity investment funds.
Most recently as CFO of Avesoro Resources Inc., Mr Eyre was intrinsically involved in the turnaround in performance of the New Liberty gold mine in Liberia, its acquisition of the Youga gold mine in Burkina Faso and the company’s subsequent acquisition by its largest shareholder.
Mr Eyre was the CEO of Amlib Holdings Plc, an exploration and development company with assets in Liberia, prior to its acquisition by MNG Gold in 2014 and oversaw the financial aspects of the company’s post acquisition mine build. He was also the Group Financial Controller of Ferrexpo Plc, the Ukrainian iron ore producer, during its IPO on the London Stock Exchange.
Mr Eyre is a Chartered Accountant, member of the ICAEW and holds a first-class BEng degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Warwick. Sean Duffy who has been CFO of Adriatic since November 2017 will be leaving the company on 6 March 2020 following a handover period.
Following the retirement of Bob Annett in December 2019, we are pleased to appoint Phillip Fox as Chief Geologist, based in Vares. Mr Fox is an experienced exploration geologist with extensive knowledge of the Tethyan mineral belt gained whilst Exploration Manager at Dunav Resources. Most recently Mr Fox was Project Manager at Toachi Mining Inc in Ecuador, where the deposit shares many similarities with Rupice.