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Blackthorn Resources Appoints Acting Chief Executive Officer

African-copper play Blackthorn Resources (ASX: BTR) has appointed Mike Oppenheimer as acting chief executive officer until a permanent replacement is found.

Earlier in the year Scott Lowe, the current managing director, advised of his intention to leave the company before the end of 2013 - and will finish up on the 23 October 2013.

Chairman Bill Cash has agreed to defer his intended retirement until a new chief executive officer is appointed.

BTR said the search for a new chief executive officer is progressing.

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