London, England — MININGREVIEW.COM — 17 January 2012 – Centamin plc “’ the Arabian-Nubian Shield-focused gold mining group “’ has appointed Kevin Tomlinson as an independent non-executive director.
Tomlinson was previously managing director of investment banking at Westwind Partners/Stifel Nicolaus Weisel “’ a US, Canadian and UK full-service broker “’ where he advised a number of gold, base metal and nickel companies, including Centamin. Prior to that, he was director of natural resources at Williams de Broë, a London-based broker, and head of research for the Australian broking, corporate finance and research house, Hartley’s Limited.
He holds a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, and has worked with various Australian and Canadian-based natural resources companies, including Austminex N.L, where he held the position of CEO, and Plutonic Resources Limited, where he was exploration manager.
In addition, he was non-executive chairman of the ASX, AIM and TSX-listed Philippines gold producer, Medusa Mining Limited, from October 2005 to January 2010, and the non-executive chairman of Dragon Mountain Gold, an ASX-listed Chinese gold explorer and developer, from January 2006 to October 2008. Tomlinson is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.