Tyhee Gold has appointed Harjinder Gill has been appointed to the full-time position of chief financial officer (CFO) of the company and of Tyhee NWT, the Northwest Territories operating company. Gill will be taking over from Lorne Anderson, chartered accountant (CA), who has held the same role since May 2005 on a part-time basis. Anderson is stepping down to pursue other business interests.
As a financial executive, Gill brings a wide variety of experience in the mining industry, both in Canada and internationally, including extensive responsibility for budgeting, cost management, auditing, taxation, forensic analysis as well as enterprise resource planning and information systems implementation. For the past four years, Gill was director general of Akmola Gold, which conducted extensive exploration and development work on its project in Astana in northern Kazakhstan.
In his role as chief executive officer (CEO) and one of the principals, Gill was responsible for acquiring the project, arranging private funding and overseeing technical personnel in charge of exploration and development on two mineralised zones which were taken to resource status. He was also responsible for arranging the necessary work for National Instrument 43-101 resource reports.
Prior to his most recent position with Astana, Gill worked 16 years in a variety of positions for Teck Resources, including 12 years as a business analyst charged with operational trouble shooting and business development. His most notable role with Teck included working on the Antamina project in a construction oversight role, which later transitioned to mine controller during that project’s start-up.
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