Toronto-based BANRO CORPORATION has named Michael Prinsloo its new CEO. Peter Cowley will retain his duties as president. Prinsloo comes to Banro after a long and rewarding career with Anglo American Gold and Gold Fields, were he was most recently CEO of the Gold Fields Business & Leadership Academy.
Brian Gavin, a director and president of the company since 2001, has added the role of CEO to his responsibilities at FRANCONIA MINERALS CORP. of Spokane, Washington.
HAWTHORNE GOLD CORP. of Vancouver has hired a manager of environmental and government affairs, F. Marlin Murphy. He will begin by assisting in the advancement of the company’s Frasergold property in British Columbia.
George D. Elliot is retiring at the end of August 2007 from the board and chairmanship of Toronto’s TITANIUM CORPORATION.