Mr Arthur Hood is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lihir Gold Ltd and was "appointed September 2005. An engineer by profession, Mr Hood has extensive management experience, having held a number of senior roles at Placer Dome since 1989. These included appointments as Managing Director of Placer Dome Niugini, General Manager of Misima Mines Ltd in PNG and Managing Director of Placer Dome Tanzania Ltd. Mr Hood has 12 years operating experience in PNG including 5 years at the Pogera Gold Mine. ” 
- Lihir Gold Management Profile, Accessed June 2006.