People moves: Telikom PNG, IPBC, PNG Power, APNGBC

Welcome,

New CEO at Telikom PNG, two new board members at IPBC, a resignation at PNG Power, a new council president, and Leighton’s chairman to retire.

People moves: Leighton Holdings

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Leighton Holdings has appointed Robert Humphris to the role of Chairman, following the surprise resignation of Stephen Johns. Humphris is the former managing director of Peabody Resources. Paula Dwyer becomes Vice-Chairman.

Mongolia: the (other) land of the unexpected

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A small nation with vast reserves of natural resources… sustained and stellar GDP growth despite a challenging operating environment… tension between foreign investors and those in the local population who believe their birthright is being sold off too cheaply… a copper and gold mine large enough to contribute a third of the nation’s GDP.