The company said Bradley Sampson, a mining engineer, has more than 25 years’ resources industry experience across numerous locations including West and Southern Africa.
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He was most recently CEO of Tiger Resources Limited (ASX:TGS), a copper producer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and held senior positions at Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX:NCM), including General Manager of Newcrest's West African operations.
Kore Potash said the outgoing CEO, Sean Bennett, will step down on 4 June 2018 but will remain available to the company to support financing developments.
David Hathorn, non-executive chairman, said: "He is a highly experienced mining engineer and CEO who has spent over a decade of his career building and managing projects on the African continent.”
Hathorn added: “His appointment reflects the next chapter for Kore Potash as we approach the financing and project construction stages.”