Westgold's Newton to leave, Cook to transition

PETER Cook is set to transition from managing director to executive chairman of Westgold Resources, and will step back in a non-executive role next year, replacing long-standing chairman Peter Newton, who will step down at the annual general meeting in November.

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Peter Cook

Cook described Newton as "an inspiration and guiding hand to all at Westgold and prior to that, Metals X for 15 years and will be a great loss to the company".