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Tawana Board and Key Appointments
Tawana Resources NL
(Incorporated in Australia)
(Registration number ACN 085 166 721)
Share code on the JSE Limited: TAW
JSE ISIN: AU0000TAWDA9
Share code on the Australian Securities Exchange Limited: TAW
ASX ISIN: AU000000TAW7
(“the Company” or “Tawana”)
Tawana Board & Key Appointments
Tawana Resources NL (Tawana) (ASX: TAW) is pleased to announce the following key appointments.
Ms Wei (Vicki) Xie has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms Xie is a
representative of German company Weier Antriebe und Energietechnik GmbH (Weier) and has been
nominated to the Tawana Board of Directors by Weier as part of an equity funding agreement
between Tawana and Weier (refer ASX release 20 October 2017).
Ms Xie is an accountant with over 16 years’ experience in Accounting and Finance, as well as in fund
raising, acquisition and private equity investment. Ms Xie has held Chief Financial Officer, accounting
and Company Secretary roles in both China and Australia. Ms Xie holds a Bachelor of Accounting.
Mr Noel O’Brien has been appointed as Chief Technical Officer - Metallurgy and Processing. Mr
O’Brien, is a metallurgist and processing expert with experience in multiple lithium projects in
Australia and internationally. Mr O’Brien who has recently been appointed as a non-executive Director
of Birimian Ltd., is also a technical adviser to Kidman Resources Limited and was previously a technical
consultant to Galaxy Resources and to the Bikita Minerals Lithium Project. Mr O’Brien has a deep
understanding of the lithium market and possesses processing expertise in smelting, gravity
separation, flotation, leaching and solvent extraction.
Mr O’Brien was formerly managing director in South Africa for SNC-Lavalin Inc, a leading global
engineering and construction group, and was responsible for delivering base metal smelter and
refinery projects across Africa and Project Director for Tawana on the Mofe Creek iron ore project in
Liberia. Mr. O’Brien has a metallurgical engineering degree from Melbourne University and an MBA
from Witwatersrand University. He is a Fellow of the AusIMM.
In other Company appointments, Ms Claire O’Brien has been appointed Joint Company Secretary of
Commenting on the appointments, Managing Director Mark Calderwood said: “We are delighted to
further enhance the breadth and skill-set of the Board & Management team at this pivotal point in our
development as we advance towards production at the Bald Hill Mine in early 2018. We also welcome
this opportunity to further strengthen the relationship between Tawana and Weier.”
For further information please contact:
Tawana Resources NL
Telephone +61 8 9489 2600
22 November 2017
PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance (Pty) Ltd
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