Joseph van Bastelaar, founder of Romarco Minerals, tendered his resignation as president and CEO effective Oct. 11. He will continue to serve as chairman of the company. The board appointed Diane Garrett as Romarco’s new president and CEO. She holds a PhD in mineral economics and brings to her new job 10 years of senior management experience at several public mining companies. Romarco has is adding four independent members to its board; they are: Robert van Doorn (mining consultant), R.J. Don MacDonald (VP and CFO of Forbes Medi-Tech Inc.), Leendert G. Krol (mining consultant), and David C. Beling (mining consultant). Visit www.romarco.com to learn more.
Kimber Resources named Tom Corcoran as its new manager of corporate communications. The company is earning 100% interest the Monterde gold-silver property in Chihuahua, Mexico. This is a former producer which operated between 1937 and 1943. Kimber maintains a web site at www.kimberresources.com