Entrée Gold Inc. (TSX:ETG,NYSEMKT:EGI) announced that they have appointed Stephen Scott as interim CEO.
Greg Crowe is departing Entree Gold Inc. to pursue other opportunities. With the pending departure of Greg Crowe, the Board undertook a search for a new interim CEO and is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Scott as the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective November 16, 2015. Mr. Crowe will work with the new CEO to affect a seamless transition. The Company thanks Mr. Crowe for his many contributions throughout his tenure as CEO.
Mr. Scott has more than twenty five years global experience in all mining industry sectors. Most recently he was the Chief Executive Officer of Minenet Advisors, a capital markets and management advisory consultancy providing a broad range of advice and services to clients relating to planning and execution of capital markets transactions, strategic planning, generation and acquisition of projects, and business restructuring. Between 2000 and 2014, he held various global executive positions with Rio Tinto and currently serves on the board of directors of a number public and private mining companies.
Entree Gold Chairman, Lord Michael Howard, stated:
We are grateful to Greg for his commitment and numerous contributions to the success of the Company.” Lord Howard further stated: “We are very pleased to add Stephen and his wealth of knowledge and experience in the global mining industry to our management team at Entree. We look forward to his assuming a leadership role with the Company and helping to shape the future of Entree.