The directors of Emeco Holdings Ltd (ASX Code: EHL) are pleased to advise the appointment of Mr Robert ("Bob") Bishop as an independent non-executive director of the company.
Mr Bishop brings to his new role many years of operational and commercial experience at senior levels in Australia and overseas. He is a former Managing Director of Joyce Corporation Ltd (1989 to 1994) and Dorsogna Ltd (1994 to 1997). Most recently Bob was the Chief Executive Officer of the global mining and tunneling division of DYWIDAG Systems International GmbH (DSI), a position he held from 2003 to 2008.
The Chairman of Emeco, Mr Alec Brennan, said, "We are pleased Bob has accepted our invitation to join the Emeco board. We are confident Bob will make a significant contribution as an independent director of Emeco, particularly given his extensive mining and international experience."
Mr Bishop's appointment is effective as from 22 June 2009.
Mr Greg Minton has advised Emeco of his intention to resign as an independent non executive director with effect from 25 June 2009.
Mr Brennan said "Greg has been a director of Emeco since December 2004. During his tenure, Emeco benefited greatly from Greg's energy and commercial expertise. Greg served as Chairman of Emeco prior to its IPO in 2006. The directors thank Greg for his outstanding contribution and wish him well."
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