NEW YORK Noront
Resources Ltd. has named Alan Coutts president, chief executive
officer and a director effective Oct. 1, 2013.
Coutts most recently
served as managing director of Xstrata Nickel Australasia,
based in Perth, Australia. He has also worked as general
manager at Xstratas Brunswick Mine in Canada and occupied
various management roles at Falconbridge Ltd., which is now a
subsidiary of Glencore Xstrata Plc.
"We are confident that
Alan will be able to apply his skills to further the
development and progression of Noronts Ring of
Fire properties," Noront chairman and interim chief
executive officer Paul Parisotto said in a statement.
Toronto-based Noront is focused on developing the
Eagles Nest nickel-copper-platinum-palladium deposit and
the Blackbird chromite deposit, both of which are located in
Ontarios Ring of Fire region.