Mincon Group appoints non-executive director
Mr. McCullough has also assumed the position of senior independent director of the board. Mr. McCullough has over 40 years' experience in gold and base metal exploration, principally in Ireland, Ghana and Mali.
Having previously worked as a project geologist, in 1982 he became chief executive of Glencar Mining plc. Mr. McCullough was responsible for the management, financing and strategy of Glencar for over 27 years until it was acquired by Gold Fields Limited in September 2009.
Mr. McCullough currently serves as a director on the board of Papua Mining plc, an exploration company with projects in Papua New Guinea and which trades on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
Mr. McCullough is a professional geologist and holds an Honours degree in geology from University College Dublin and the degree of Barrister-at-Law from the King's Inns, Dublin.
In 1994 he was appointed by the then Irish Minister for Energy to the National Minerals Policy Review Group to review Irish Minerals Policy and to make recommendations to the Minister for the reform of the fiscal and regulatory policy for the mining industry in Ireland. ■