Toon will join in a non-board role and will begin on Monday 12 July 2021
Greatland Gold (AIM:GGP), the precious and base metals exploration and development company, announced the appointment of Christopher Toon as chief financial officer on Thursday.
Toon will join in a non-board role and will begin on Monday 12 July 2021.
He has previously overseen the development of fast-growing mining businesses, including senior finance roles Sakari Resources, Aquila Resources, Iluka Resources and most recently with Sandfire Resources.
This is since he began his career as an accountant at PwC.
Shaun Day, chief executive officer of Greatland Gold plc, heaped prais on Toon ahead of his appointment: “We are delighted to welcome Christopher as our new CFO. An experienced and respected operator, Christopher brings considerable expertise in guiding publicly quoted mining companies through periods of rapid growth and transformation. This skillset will be an immense asset to Greatland as we progress Havieron up the value curve and develop the wider business.”
Commenting on his appointment, Christopher Toon said: “Greatland is regarded across Australia as one of the most exciting and dynamic companies in the natural resources sector. Underpinned by its world-class flagship asset, tier one partner and exploration profile, the business is now entering a key growth phase and is well placed to scale at speed. I look forward to working with Shaun, the Board and the wider team to support these ambitious plans.”
As part of his appointment, Christopher Toon will receive up to 2,000,000 performance shares subject to the achievement of certain performance criteria, Greatland Gold confirmed.
The Greatland Gold share price is up by 1.63% on Thursday to 18.09p per share.