Copper Strike (ASX:CSE) has announced the appointment of Keith Bowes as an independent Non-Executive Director, effective today.

Copper Strike says Mr Bowes is a highly regarded resources executive with 30 years of experience involved with project development and operations in Africa, South America, and Australia across a range of commodities.

The company says the appointment comes as Mark Hanlon has tendered his resignation as Non-Executive Director and Chairman, also effective today.

Copper Strike thanked Mr Hanlon for his service to the company since 2014.