Orogen Gold plc (ORE.L) announced the appointment of Colin Bird as chief executive officer of the company, effective immediately. In his role, Bird will lead the execution of the Company’s strategy and future direction.
Bird, a chartered mining engineer, has extensive multi-commodity mine management experience in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He has been involved in a number of public listings in the UK, Canada and South Africa, including as founder of Kiwara plc.
Bird has been granted options over a total of up to 180 million new ordinary shares of 0.01 pence each at an exercise price of 0.035 pence. The options are subject to performance based vesting conditions over 7 years.