BANRO CORP. of Toronto has named Martin Jones its VP corporate development. His chief responsibility will be to manage investor and public relations for the company.
Toronto-based CRYSTALLEX INTERNATIONAL has appointed a new VP exploration, Dr. Richard Spencer. He holds a doctorate in geology from the University of Witwatersrand. He is also a member of the Society of Economic Geologists, the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits and is a fellow of the Geological Society of London.
Thomas Pugsley, recently retired from Falconbridge, and Lyle R. Hepburn, a partner at Beach, Hepburn LLP, have joined the board of Toronto-based FIRST NICKEL. Pugsley is well-known in the mining community for his contributions to the Raglan copper mine in Quebec, the Collahuasi copper mine in Chile, and the Koniambo ferronickel project in New Caledonia. Hepburn is also the corporate secretary of Aber Diamond Corp.
GLR RESOURCES of Kirkland Lake, Ont., has named Stephen Gledhill its chief financial officer. He was recently a senior VP and CFO of Borealis Capital and its related subsidiaries.
Vancouver-based INTERNATIONAL TAURUS RESOURCES has named Rod McKeen its new corporate secretary and Janet Horbulyk VP administration.