The Young Mining Professionals (YMP) — a non-profit group with chapters in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Sudbury, Perth, Brisbane, Johannesburg and London — has given its Mining Professional of the Year awards for 2018 to Andrée St-Germain, chief financial officer of Integra Resources (TSXV: ITR; US-OTC: IRRZF) and Jose Vizquerra, executive vice-president of strategic development and a director of Osisko Mining (TSX: OSK; US-OTC: OBNNF)
The YMP Awards, presented in association with The Northern Miner, are intended by the YMP to “recognize two young mining professionals, a male and a female, who over the past year, and during the course of their careers, have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and innovative thinking to provide value for their companies and shareholders, as well as for themselves.”
Nominees were under 40 years of age in 2018 and active in some aspect of the mining industry anywhere in the world. Voting on a selection of nominees was held in January by a committee representing YMP branches and The Northern Miner.
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