- Amerisur Resources has appointed Alex Snow to the board as senior independent non-executive director effective from 10 May. Amerisur said the appointment followed an objective, thorough and rigorous process which was overseen by Chris Jenkins, independent non-executive director and member of the Nomination Committee.

It said that in line with corporate governance best practice, Preng & Associates, a leading executive search firm dedicated to the energy industry, managed the search process.

The company said that Snow has had a successful career in the City and had most recently been CEO of Lansdowne Partners LLP, the leading institutional investor.

It added: "He was founder and CEO of Evolution Group plc the investment bank created in 2001 and subsequently sold in 2012 to Investec for £230 million.

"Alex became chairman of the investment banking division and member of the Board at Investec Bank PLC before leaving in 2013 to become CEO of Lansdowne Partners LLP.

"Alex stepped down from Lansdowne Partners on 31 December 2016."

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