The appointment will enhance the resource industry experience and skill base of the company as it continues to pursue the regional discovery for large scale ore bodies within the broader Fifield area and monetisation of the Sorpresa gold and silver discovery to provide a positive cash contribution.
Knox has more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas and mining industries and has worked extensively throughout Australasia, South East Asia and North America with several entities.
His experience spans financial and commercial activities, involving acquisitions, mergers and strategy.
“Significant benefit to the company”
Rimfire chairman Ian McCubbing said: “On behalf of the directors and shareholders, I would like to welcome Andrew back to the board and we look forward to the guidance and advice he will bring to the company.
“Andrew’s understanding of the resource industry and regular interface with the resource financial community will be of significant benefit to the company as we continue our pursuit of discovering a large ore body and the monetisation of Sorpresa.”
Knox is a chartered accountant (CA ANZ), public accountant (CPA Australia) and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia.
He was formally a non-executive director of Rimfire from 2005 to 2011 and is currently the managing director and CEO of ASX listed company Red Sky Energy Ltd.