Euromax Resources (CVE:EOX) announced Monday economic geologist Quinton Hennigh was appointed to the company’s board of directors.
Hennigh, whose appointment is effective immediately, has more than 20 years of exploration experience, and currently is the president and chief executive of Novo Resources.
He is also a technical advisor and director at Gold Canyon Resources (CVE:GCU) where he helped build a exploration program at its Springdale deposit in Ontario.
Since November 2010, Hennigh has been a technical advisor to Euromax and chief geologist for Euromax since January this year.
Prior to entering the junior mining sector, he was an exploration geologist with Newmont Mining Corp., Newcrest Mining and Homestake Mining, during which he worked on projects in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and South America.
Hennigh has a bachelor of science from the University of Missouri, and a master of science and a Ph.D in geology and geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines.
Euromax chief executive, Mark Gustafson, said: "Quinton has been very successful with several exploration companies and we look forward to his increased role at Euromax."
The appointment is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
Euromax also announced on Monday that William P. Armstrong has resigned from the board of directors to pursue other interests.
The Vancouver-based miner has four advanced gold and base metal concessions located in Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia.
Shares rose 4.35 percent to 24 cents apiece today on Toronto’s junior Venture exchange.