Jim Askew

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Jim Askew "is an engineer with many years experience managing and being a director of mining industry companies. He is a former CEO of Golden Star and also Golden Shamrock, an Australian mining company with properties in West Africa, which was subsequently sold to Ashanti Goldfields. An independent director since 1999." [1]

"Jim Askew is a mining engineer with over 35 years broad international experience as a Director/Chief Executive Officer for a wide range of international publicly listed mining, mining finance and other mining related companies. He has served on the board of numerous resource public companies, which currently include Ausdrill Ltd, Conquest Mining Ltd. and Golden Star Resources Ltd.

"Mr Askew holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honours) and a Masters Degree, Engineering Science.

"Mr Askew is Chairman of the Sustainability Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee." [2]

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  1. Directors, Golden Star Resources (Cached 2008), accessed May 11, 2010.
  2. Directors, OceanaGold, accessed November 21, 2010.