DRC – Copper cathode producer Tiger Resources has announced the resignation of CEO and president Brad Marwood.

Company director Michael Griffiths will assume the role of Interim CEO while a successor to Marwood is sought.

Griffiths brings to Tiger over 30 years’ experience in the minerals and energy sector in Australia and Africa. Michael has held a number of directorships of both ASX and TSX-V listed companies and as CEO of ASX-listed Sub-Sahara Resources NL between 1998 and 2009, he led a team responsible for the discovery and development of significant gold deposits in Eritrea and Tanzania.

Griffiths is a Fellow of AusIMM and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Marwood has agreed to provide services to Tiger as an adviser for an interim period to assist with the transition to the new leadership team.

Marwood, during his tenure has made a major contribution to Tiger over his five and a half years as CEO, having played a pivotal role in bringing the company’s flagship Kipoi copper project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from a grassroots exploration project into full copper cathode production.

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