Long-time CEO and director of Toronto’s Denison Mines, E. Peter Farmer, is retiring from the company at the annual meeting to be held on April 30, 2009. He has been with the company since 1985.
Alan R. Hill has retired from the job of president and CEO at Toronto-based Gabriel Resources, but he will remain on the board of directors. Keith Hulley will serve as interim CEO until Hill’s replacement can be found.
The directors of HudBay Minerals of Toronto have resigned in favour of the slate nominated by SRM Global Master Fund. G. Wesley Voorheis has been appointed chairman, and joins J. Bruce Barraclough, Brian D. Gordon, Alan Roy Hibben, W. Warren Holmes, Peter R. Jones, John Knowles and Alan Lenczner on the new HudBay board. The new board has accepted the resignation of Colin K. Benner as interim CEO, and has appointed Peter R. Jones as CEO of the company.
The new president and CEO at Toronto’s Polar Star Mining is David J. Libby. With over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, he was most recently executive VP at Aur Resources.