Mr Flanagan built Atlas into a substantial miner and stepped into the chair role in 2012 as Ken Brinsden took up the managing director’s seat.
Mr Brinsden has now been named executive director with a focus on operations.
Other movements include Independence Group Director and National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority Chair Keith Spence being made non-executive chairman of Base Resources.
Mr Spence’s appointment comes following the resignation of Andrew King.
Mr Spence is also Chair of Curtin University’s Kalgoorlie Campus Council and non-executive director of Oil Search.
Co-founder of Resource Capital Funds James McClements has been appointed to the board of Mineral Resources.
Mr Clements is also a director of Ascot Resources and chairman of both the Methodist Ladies College Foundation and Global Advanced Metals.
Keith Gordon, former Wesfarmers industrial divisions director, has been appointed chairman of global garnet supplier GMA garnet.
Colin Moorhead and David Woodall are to leave Newcrest Mining as the result of a management shake-up.
Miguel Cardozo and Brett Heath have resigned from Minera Gold and replaced with Ismael Benavides and Campbell Baird.
MZI Resources has added Maree Arnason to its board while Dragon Mining has appointed Tanami Gold director Carlisle Procter as non-executive director following the resignation of Peter Gunzburg.
Jack James and Tim Slate have been appointed to Eumeralla Resources as non-executive director and company secretary respectively.
Energy Metals company secretary Xuekun Li has replaced Xiaohua Song as chief financial officer.
Luiri Gold has appointed Stuart Murray as mining director and deputy chairman.
John Hancock has resigned from Volta Mining’s board after a year in the job.
BC Iron has added Martin Bryant to its board while Alara Resources has announced the resignation of managing director Philip Hopkins.
Sundance Resources has appointed Oleg Skeyko as a non-executive director.
*Collated information from Business News, The West Australian