Perth, Australia — MININGREVIEW.COM — 03 November 2009 – Paladin Energy Limited – a uranium production company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Namibian Stock Exchange – has appointed Garry Korte as chief financial officer.
A company announcement released here said Korte would commence employment with Paladin on 2 November 2009, with his appointment as chief financial officer effective as of 16 November 2009. He is a chartered accountant with 20 years experience in mining and related industries, including at director level.
Korte completed his training with PricewaterhouseCoopers before working for Credit Suisse in London. This was followed by 10 years in financial controller and CFO roles in the mining and construction sectors in Africa.
More recently, he gained investment banking experience with
Resource Finance Corporation in Australia, held the position of general manager, commercial for Brambles’ mining services division, and was an executive director and the CFO of Windimurra Vanadium Limited.
Korte holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He also qualified as a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (C.I.M.A) (United Kingdom) and Chartered Accountant (South Africa).