West Australian gold explorer Artemis Resources (ASX: ARV) today announced the appointment of Mr Boyd Timler as an independent non-executive director of the company with immediate effect.
Mr Timler has over 38 years of experience in the resources industry, including at senior executive and operator level in both open pit and underground gold and base metals mines. Mr Timler was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Panoramic Resources Limited, and prior to this he held the roles of CEO and Managing Director of Medusa Mining Limited and COO for Beadell Resources Limited.
Between 2005 and 2013, Mr Timler held senior operations management roles with Barrick Gold Corporation in Australia and Africa. Prior to that he held senior roles with Placer Dome Limited, Kinross Gold Corporation and TVX Gold Inc. In addition to his extensive operational experience, Mr Timler has considerable involvement with the evaluation and development of numerous resource projects throughout the world.
Mr Timler has a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University Alberta, Canada and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mark Potter, Chairman of Artemis commented; “I am delighted that Boyd will be joining the Board of Artemis. Boyd brings a wealth of experience with an impressive 20+ year track record of building and operating gold and base metals mining operations, in addition to 10 years of experience as a geologist. Boyd will add tremendous value to Artemis as we advance our Carlow Castle and Patersons projects”.