Alcan — Christine Morin-Postel appointed director;
Alcoa — John Pizzey, VP and group president of primary products, will retire in early 2004; Pizzey will be succeeded by Bernt Reitan.
APAC — Max Baker appointed director.
Azco — Pierce Carson appointed president, CEO and director.
Claude — Arnie Hillier to retire as CEO and CFO effective March 2004; Neil MacMillan to be appointed CEO effective March 2004; Rick Johnson to be appointed VP finance and CFO effective March 2004.
Diadem — Maurice Colson appointed director; Rodney Thomas appointed VP Exploration.
Eurasia — Baltabek Mukashev resigned as VP and director; Aman Adilkhanov appointed general director of subsidiary Andas-Atlyn Mining.
Guyana Goldfields — James Ashcroft and Robert Cudney appointed directors.
Harmony Gold — Patrice Mosepe appointed non-executive chairman; dam Fleming resigned as non-executive chairman; Mangisi Gule, an Simelane, Pieter Taljaard and Andre Wilkins appointed exectuive directors; Manana Bakane-Tuoane, Michael King, Cedric Savage, Sibusiso Sibisi and Rejoice Simelane appointed non-executive directors.
Harte — Robert Isles appointed director.
Ivanhoe — David Huberman appointed to board.
MacDonald Mines — Andrew Chater appointed director; John Francis appointed VP finance; and Marie Thorne appointed corporate secretary.
Matamec — Paul Girard, Andre Godbout, Jean Lavallee, Jean-Raymond Lavallee, Aline Leclerc, Dominique Moreau and Michel Robert appointed directors.
McWatters — Michel Bouchard appointed president and CEO.
Metallic Ventures — Rand Lomas appointed to board; Edward Gerick appointed VP operations.
Minco — Robert Gayton appointed to board.
Peabody Energy — Roger Goodspeed resigned as director.
Randgold — Bernard Asher appointed director.
Rio Tinto — John Kerr appointed director.
St. Lawrence Zinc — Richard Knight appointed VP exploration and chief mine geologist.
Temex — Brian Groves appointed director; Richard Taylor resigned as director.
Tournigan — David Montegomery appointed director.
USGS — Randall Updike appointed regional executive, central region.
VVC Exploration — Jean-Paul Boily and Francois Bilodeau appointed directors; Michael Curtis resigned as director.
Western Keltic — Randy Turner appointed director; Clarence Chandran resigned as director.