Benussi resigns as non-exec director of Silver Heritage

Silver Heritage Group has announced the resignation of non-executive director Robert Benussi, and the appointment of Michael Bassett in the same role with immediate effect.

SVH said that Mr. Benussi is stepping down as a director to enable him to focus upon his other business interests.

“During his tenure as director, Mr. Benussi was integral in the guidance of the Company through its recent Capital Raising and Bond restructure,” said the company.

Replacing Mr. Benussi as a non-executive director is Michael Bassett, who has worked as a portfolio manager for the Regal Australian Small Companies Fund.

Prior to this he worked as head of equities for Credit Suisse Emerging Companies and head of institutional equity sales at Credit Suisse Australia and has held senior positions at Deutsche Asset Management and Merrill Lynch.

He is currently the managing director of a market consultancy business that works with boards and senior management in developing market strategies.

Over his career he has been involved with countless small companies, analyzing, advising and raising capital for them. Michael holds a Bachelor of Economics with majors in Accounting and Finance and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.