Tom Beardmore-Gray has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Archangel Diamond Corporation following the company's Annual General Meeting.
is an Oxford graduate and a chartered accountant.He has been a director of Archangel since 2005 and with the De Beers Group since 1994.During his fourteen year career with De Beers, Beardmore-Gray has held a variety of positions including Senior Vice President of De Beers Canada and Managing Director of De Beers Russia.Beardmore-Gray is currently Chief Operating Officer of De Beers Group Marketing in London.
"Following the signing of definitive agreements with Lukoil on April 15 Archangel
is clearly entering a new phase in its development.The priority now is to expedite the development of the Verkhotina project.Tom
has the requisite skills and experience to take the Corporation forward.