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Hughes Drilling Appoints New Director

Hughes Drilling (ASX: HDX) has appointed Barry O'Connor as a director while Craig Burton has retired from the board.

O'Connor has more than 40 years experience in successfully promoting and marketing premium mining, drilling and comparable products in the Australian market.

He has a deep understanding of production planning and engineering.

O'Connor headed Sullair's construction and mining divisions until 2007 and had previously led the rotating equipment division of BTR Nylex.

Burton has made important and lasting contributions to the evolution of the Company, most particularly in relation to the Hughes-EDMS merger.

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