Turquoise Hill Resources announced the resignation of Stewart Beckman, Senior Vice President, Operations and Technical Development, effective October 1, 2015. Mr. Beckman has accepted a new position within Rio Tinto.
Jeff Tygesen, Turquoise Hill Chief Executive Officer, said, “I would like to thank Stewart for his significant contribution to Turquoise Hill, where he has been an integral part of the management team since May 2012. He has been a driving force behind the operational advancement of Oyu Tolgoi and led the preparation for underground development.”
The Company is currently conducting a search for Mr. Beckman’s replacement, which will be announced in due course. Mr. Beckman will provide support in the interim to ensure a smooth transition.
About Turquoise Hill Resources
Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE, NASDAQ & TSX: TRQ) is an international mining company whose primary operation is its 66% interest in the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold-silver mine in southern Mongolia.