Erlend Grimstad has been appointed new chief operating officer of Intex Resources and will in due time be permanently based in Manila, Philippines.
The aim of the appointment is to strengthen the senior management of the company to ensure successful completion of the definitive feasibility study of the Mindoro Nickel project that is planned to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2009.
Erlend Grimstad comes from the position of executive vice president of Umoe AS and has been responsible for Umoe Invest AS which has included market operations and M&A activities. He has had various positions and responsibilities within the Umoe Group including responsibilities for several of the subsidiaries in the group. For the last eight years he has been part of the Umoe corporate executive committee.
Erlend Grimstad is a lawyer by education and has been practicing law in the business law firm de Besche. He has also a background as state secretary for Petroleum and Energy.