Comet Resources Appoints New CEO

THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Comet Resources (ASX: CRL) appointed mineral industry executive Philippa Leggat as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Comet Resources said it was happy to welcome Leggat’s strong corporate skills and experience, particularly with respect to capital markets, negotiation, strategy and delivering corporate objectives within the mining and metals sector.

The company highlighted the CEO appointment as being integral as it transitions to the next phase of development of its 100 per cent-owned Springdale graphite project in Western Australia.

“We are delighted to have Philippa take up the role of CEO and believe her commercial and financial skill set will greatly assist Comet as the company seeks to unlock the full potential of the Springdale graphite project,” Comet Resources chairman Hamish Halliday said in the company’s announcement to the Australian Securities Exchange.

“Philippa’s strategic focus and outcome driven approach will be invaluable as the Comet moves from the discovery phase through to defining the commercial potential of the Springdale project.”