In addition, the company announced the resignation of founding director and chairman, Phil Hearse from the board.
Explore a number of opportunities
BlackEarth managing director Tom Revy said: “As the company develops and grows, we are delighted to have David join our board and work with us as we explore a number of opportunities that should position the company well for growth in the near future.
“The board is most thankful to Phil for his experience and guidance as a member of the board and wish him well for the future.”
International resource experience
Round has extensive experience as a CFO and company director, and most recently was CFO and head of sales of an Australian-listed graphite production company.
He has wide-spread international resource experience and brings a wealth of graphite, nickel and other business development knowledge to the board.
Hearse to focus on other interests
Hearse is leaving the company to focus on other business interests.
He joined the board of BlackEarth prior to its admission to the ASX and, together with the other directors, has been instrumental in the company’s development to date.