Chaarat Gold appoints Pete Gardner as CFO


Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited has appointed Amara Mining PLC’s ex-finance director, Pete Gardner as chief financial officer designate. He headed Amara’s finance team from 2009 to 2016 until its sale to Perseus Mining.

At Chaarat, Pete Gardner will be to lead the finance process for the construction of the Tulkubash heap leach project in Kyrgyzstan alongside chairman Martin Andersson and Endeavour Financial.

Chaarat said: ‘His immediate priorities will be to lead the already well advanced project finance process for the construction of the Tulkubash heap leach project, in conjunction with the chairman Martin Andersson and Endeavour Financial, and enhance our investor relations activities.

‘He will also be working with Linda Naylor, the finance director, and the finance team on upgrading the financial reporting systems to ensure these meet all necessary requirements as we move to construction and production.

‘After 1 July 2018, he will be appointed CFO while Linda will continue as company secretary.’

The Chairman further stated that “Pete will take our finance function to the next level by bringing experience, enthusiasm and a fresh perspective.’

About Chaarat Gold
Chaarat Gold is an exploration and development company operating in the Kyrgyz Republic with a large, high grade resource – the Chaarat Gold Project. The Company’s key objective is to become a low cost gold producer generating significant production from the development of the Chaarat Gold Project. Chaarat is engaged in an active community engagement programme to optimise the value of the Chaarat investment proposition.

Chaarat aims to create value for its shareholders, employees and communities from its high quality gold and mineral deposits in the Kyrgyz Republic by building relationships based on trust and operating to the best environmental, social and employment standards.