Kimber Resources recently announced that it has appointed two new people to its management team: David Hembree as Vice President, Exploration; and James McKay as Vice President, Project Development for the Monterde Project. The company also announced that James Currie resigned from his position as COO.
Having spent over 30 years in the mineral resource industry, Mr. Hembree brings experience in exploration, development, and production to his new position. Before Kimber, Mr. Hembree served as the Exploration Manager and Qualified Person at Golden Predator Mines US. Mr. Hembree has also worked with Mineral Ridge Resources, Mt. Hamilton Mining Co., Queenstake Resources USA, Cobb Resources, and Chevron Minerals. In addition to his new role, Mr. Hembree will act as Kimber's Qualified Person under NI 43-101.
Mr. McKay is a geological engineer who has over 35 years of experience in foreign and domestic exploration. He has participated in several operational projects in Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Sierra Leone, and Gabon. Prior to Kimber, Mr. McKay was a Director with Aurex Resources and American Eagle Resources, and Executive Vice President and Director with American Gold Capital Corp. He also spent time as the President, CEO, and Director of Battle Mountain Gold Exploration. Additionally, Mr. McKay has held the position of Special Projects Manager with Miramar Mining Corporation and Project Manager/Project Geologist for Homestake Mining Co.
Mr. Cummings made it a point to acknowledge James Currie's resignation. He remarked, "We are thankful for the contributions Jim has made to Kimber and the Monterde Project during his time with the company. We wish Jim well in his future endeavors."
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