Minerals explorer Monax Mining has appointed Gary Ferris to replace Michael Schwarz as managing director from 1 September.
Ferris was formerly the managing director if InterMet Resources in Adelaide and recently headed PepinNini Minerals exploration program.
According to the company, Ferris is a geologist with more than 18 years experience in exploration and management.
He is also a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).
Current managing director Schwarz will step down from the company’s board on 31 August.