Uranium explorer Toro Energy has appointed former Woodside executive Dr Vanessa Guthrie as managing director.
Dr Guthrie is a former Woodside Energy vice president for sustainable development.
She has previously held the roles of mine manager and sustainability manager for Alcoa World Alumina Australia and environment manager for WMC Resources, Pasminco Metals EZ and RGC.
Toro said the employment contract between the company and Dr Guthrie was still being finalised. Once these negotiations had concluded, a release would be made to the market outlining the key terms of her employment.