Canadian Mining Journal


MINING PEOPLE: Antioquia Gold, Barrick, Batero Gold, First Point, and Jet Metal

Calgary-based Antioquia Gold has named Felipe Ferraro president and CEO in place of Julian Villarruel, who will remain president of the company’s Colombian subsidiary.

Barrick Gold of Toronto has added J. Robert S. Prichard to the company’s board of directors. He is a former president of the University of Toronto (1999-2000) and president and CEO of Torstar Corp. (2002-09).

Juan David Uribe has been chosen as chairman at Batero Gold Corp. in Toronto. The company also announced the appointment of Alvaro Espinoza as executive VP.

First Point Minerals Corp. of Vancouver has named Martin Turenne to succeed Jim Gilbert as president and CEO. Gilbert will remain on the board.

Mark J. Morabito is now president and CEO of Jet Metal Corp. in Vancouver. He previously served as president (2003-09), CEO (2003-10) and executive chairman (2010-13) of the company. Former president and CEO Jim Crawford has resigned.

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