November 27, 2018
Aethon Minerals Corp. has announced that the board of directors has accepted the resignation of Robert Davies as president, CEO and director of Aethon, effective immediately.
Replacing Davies as interim CEO is John Miniotis, vice president, corporate development.
“Aethon would like to thank Robert and we wish him well in his next endeavours,” said Jens Mayer, chairman of the board. “Furthermore, the board and I look forward to working with John as he assumes this new role, and appreciate the contribution from him and other management while we engage in a recruitment process.”
Miniotis has over 14 years’ experience in the mining sector, focused primarily on corporate development, equity capital markets, investor relations and corporate finance roles. Prior to joining Aethon he was vice president corporate development at AuRico Metals until its acquisition by Centerra Gold in January 2018.
From 2010 to 2016, Miniotis was an integral member of Lundin Mining Corporation’s corporate development and investor relations team, including the acquisition of Freeport-McMoRan Inc.’s 80 per cent ownership interest in the Candelaria mining complex in Chile.
The Toronto-based Aethon Minerals has an emphasis on copper mineral assets in Chile.