Galaxy resources (ASX:GXY) has announced the appointment of Alan Fitzpatrick as an Independent Director.
Prior to joing Galaxy Mr Fitzpatrick held numerous senior positions with leading engineering and mining companies such as Bechtel, BHP and Newmont Mining Corporation.
His experience includes a Project Director role on Newmont's US $1.8 billion Batu Hijau project in Indonesia.
Mr Fitzpatrick will replace Mr Jian-Nan Zhang who has retired after five years on the board.
Shares in Galaxy Resources (ASX:GXY) trading 0.4 per cent lower at $2.24.