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Toronto’s Aquila Resources
has appointed Michael Welch to the role of COO. He is a former employee of Lundin Mining, and before that was VP of operations at Glencore’s Raglan mine.
BQ Metals Corp
. of Vancouver has named John Wilton its new CEO and president as well as to the board of directors. The board has proposed a name change for the company to BeMetals Corp
. Wilton was most recently African exploration manager for Antofagasta Minerals.
William Lamb, CEO of Lucara Diamond Corp
. in Vancouver, has announced his retirement from the company. Eira Thomas, a founder and director of the company, will take on the duties of CEO. As well, Catherine McLeod Seltzer, also a Lucara co-founder, will be joining the board.
Vancouver-based Wheaton Precious Metals
has appointed Marilyn Schonberner to the board of directors. She is the CFO, senior VP and a director of Nexen Energy.