Anson Resources Ltd makes three key executive team appointments to drive next growth stage

Anson Resources Ltd (ASX:ASN) has made three new appointments to its executive leadership team, gaining key project development expertise as the company moves to the next stage of development for the Paradox Lithium Project in Utah, US.

Having completed a large portion of preliminary exploration and resource definition at Paradox, Anson intends to focus on developing the project into a lithium-producing operation.,

The new executive appointments are designed to support upcoming work programs, including detailed engineering studies and cost estimates for the financing of a proposed 10,000 tonnes per annum lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) plant on-site.

New executive appointments

Anson has tapped Navin Gupta as project director, Mathew Beattie as chief financial officer and Timothy Murray as chief operating officer.

“These are important senior appointments that coincide with the company embarking on the next exciting stage in our journey at the Paradox Lithium Project in Utah,” Anson Resources executive chair and CEO Bruce Richardson said.

“We are delighted that Navin, Matt and Tim are joining our executive team.

“Their knowledge and specialist hands-on experience in construction, governance, business strategy and sustainability matters complement our existing team and will assist the company to transition smoothly from exploration to development and construction at the Paradox Lithium Project, as well as pursuing further strategic growth opportunities both in Australia and the USA.”

Gupta has been appointed as project director for Anson’s 100%-owned subsidiary, A1 Lithium Inc, where he will be responsible for leading and managing the engineering group, which will design the Paradox LCE plant, taking the operation from construction all the way through commissioning to start up.

Beattie offers expertise in financial management, holding 10 years of experience with private equity funds, having operated as head of finance and commercial at a Rio Tinto company.

He will assist Anson with the delivery of financial reports, budgeting forecasting and variation analysis, offering commercial insight at a board level.

Finally, Murray brings a wealth of experience executing commercial contracts with Chinese partners.

He speaks fluent Mandarin and will play a key role in managing the relationship with Anson’s direct lithium extraction (DLE) partner Sunresin and ensuring the ongoing development of the company’s cooperation agreement with Sunresin.


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