Connelly recently stepped down from the boards of Cardinal Resources, Toro Gold and Saracen Mineral Holdings, but remains as chairman of West African Resources and a director of Ausdrill and Tiger Resources.
He replaces Keith Coughlan, who will remain on the board as a non-executive director.
Troubled Kin Mining has appointed Talisman Mining director Brian Dawes to its board.
Following last week’s board drama, Trevor Dixon will remain as chairman until a new chair and managing director can be appointed, after which he will revert to a non-executive director role.
Fortescue Metals Group has appointed Cameron Wilson as company secretary, replacing Ian Wells wh...