THE BOURSE WHISPERER: Meteoric Resources NL (ASX: MEI) made its presence felt at the 2019 Brisbane Resources Roundup by announcing the appointment of Dr Paul Kitto as non‐executive technical director.
Meteoric Resources recognised Dr Kitto’s more than thirty years’ experience working within the mining industry, having served on a number of ASX Boards and having held senior level management positions around the world, including Australasia and Africa.
Dr Kitto is currently technical director for ASX-listed Tietto Minerals (ASX: TIE) and was most recently (2015‐2019) exploration manager, Africa for Newcrest Mining and prior to that, was CEO and managing director of Ampella Mining from 2008 until 2014, when Ampella was acquired by LSE/TSX-listed Centamin PLC.
Throughout his career, Dr Kitto has led or been part of exploration teams that have discovered numerous multi‐million-ounce gold deposits in Africa, Australia and Papua New Guinea providing him with extensive experience associated with a wide range of deposit types, predominantly associated with gold and base metal deposits.
In addition, Dr Kitto has considerable experience dealing with global equity capital markets, project finance together with mergers and acquisitions.
“I am thrilled to welcome Paul to the board of Meteoric Resources,” Meteoric Resources managing director Dr Andrew Tunks said in the company’s announcement to the Australian Securities Exchange.
“Paul is someone in the industry I have known, admired and respected for many years and his knowledge of the gold space is second to none.
“Paul will play a hugely significant role moving forward with Meteoric as we progress our exploration programs on the ground in Brazil at both the Juruena and Novo Astro gold projects and no doubt the company and shareholders alike will benefit from his significant global experience in developing world class gold deposits.”