Bacanora Minerals promotes Mark Hohnen to chairman
Mr. Hohnen has experience in the Japanese, Chinese and Korean markets. He has been involved in the mineral resource sector since the late 1970s.
Mr. Hohnen has held a number of directorships in both public and private companies and was founding Chairman of Cape Mentelle and Cloudy Bay wines, as well as the oil and coal company Anglo Pacific Resources Plc.
Mr. Hohnen was also a director of Kalahari Minerals and Extract Resources, having successfully negotiated the sale of both companies to Taurus (CGN). He remains on the board of Swakop Uranium and is also a director of ASX listed, Wildhorse Energy Limited.
James Leahy, interim Non-Executive Chairman, will resume his role as Non-Executive Director of the Company.
Having begun his career at the LME, Mr. Leahy spent 29 years in the mining industry as a specialist corporate broker, including mining finance, origination and equity sales.
Having worked at James Capel, Credit Lyonnais, Nedbank, Canaccord and Mirabaud, he has substantial experience with international institutional fund managers, hedge funds and sector specialists.
Over the years Mr. Leahy has been involved in many IPO’s and a large number of primary and secondary placings, developing junior companies through to production and beyond. He is currently a director of Mineral Commodities and Forte Energy.