ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE | February 25, 2016 | ASX:WCP
WCP Resources Limited (“WCP” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of highly respected mining executive, Mr Robert Behets, as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective today.
Mr Simon O’Loughlin has advised that he will step down as a Non-Executive Director of the Company to pursue his other business interests, effective today. Mr O’Loughlin joined the Board of WCP in 2005 and the Board would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the contribution made by Mr O’Loughlin during his time with the Company and wish him every success in his future endeavours.
Mr Behets is a geologist with over 28 years’ experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry in Australia and internationally. He has had extensive corporate and management experience and has been Director of a number of ASX-listed companies in the resources sector including Mantra Resources Limited (“Mantra”), Papillon Resources Limited, and Berkeley Energia Limited. Mr Behets was instrumental in the founding, growth and development of Mantra, an African-focused uranium company, through to its acquisition by ARMZ for approximately A$1 billion in 2011. Prior to Mantra, he held various senior management positions during a long career with WMC Resources Limited.
Mr Behets has a strong combination of technical, commercial and managerial skills and extensive experience in exploration, development and operations across a range of commodities, including gold, uranium and base metals. He is a Fellow of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and was previously a member of the Australasian Joint Ore Reserve Committee (“JORC”)
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