THE Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) has appointed Reg Howard-Smith as chief executive officer.
The position reports to CME president Dr David Smith.
Howard-Smith has been acting in the role of chief executive officer for the CME recently.
He has held the position of director with the CME, managing a range of policy portfolios including education and training, immigration, safety and human resources.
Howard-Smith has worked in the oil, gas, and mining industries during his career.