Oar Resources (ASX:OAR) has appointed Paul Stephen as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Mr Stephen has held directorships across both ASX and London Stock Exchange listed companies, and was the Co-founder of Crusader Resources with operations in Brazil.

The explorer says Mr Stephen will assist the company in progressing its battery metal projects portfolio which includes a graphite project in SA and a lithium project in WA:

?Paul brings a wealth of experience, having delivered projects from discovery through to production, which will help ensure Oar successfully delivers the next phase of its development strategy.?