Brodie joined the company as technical director in July 2019 and has been involved in the company’s technical and corporate activities since then.
“I have been working closely with Bill now for over a year and I have been impressed with his commitment and focus to help drive the company forward,” said chairman Dan Smith.
“By appointing Bill as the CEO, the company is essentially formalising the role Bill has been fulfilling.”
Alien Metals last month hired North American investment bank IBK Capital Corp to assist with project-level funding and the joint venture process for the Donovan 2 copper-gold project in Mexico.
Appointing the Canadian investment house, with significant experience in the mining sector, was described by the company as a prudent step in maximising the value of the project for all parties.
Elsewhere, at the Hamersley Iron Ore project the company in August identified maiden exploration targets at the Brockman and Hancock Ranges sites.