Vancouver-headquartered Geologix Explorations has a new VP corporate development, Steven S. McRoberts. He has nearly 25 years in the industry, most recently at Hecla Mining where he was responsible for technical evaluation of exploration projects and economic modeling from feasibility to production. He also had a long career with Teck and Teck Cominco.
Former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien has become a senior international advisor to both Ivanhoe Mines and SouthGobi Energy Resources. Chrétien has been active in Canadian and global development circles as a lawyer with Heenan Blaikie since retiring from government in 2003. The two resource companies are headquartered in Vancouver.
Kodiak Exploration of Vancouver has named Brian J. Maher president and COO of the company. He has been the company’s VP exploration for the past two years.
Damien Reynolds has assumed the role of CEO at Vancouver’s Lions Gate Metals. Blair McIntyre, currently business development manager, will take up new duties as director of operations.
PricewaterhouseCoopers announced on July 7 that Normand Champigny joined the firm’s Mining Centre of Excellence in Toronto. He is a geological engineer with 30 years of international experience. Additionally, Champigny is a director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, VP of the Fonds Restor-Action Nunavik and a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.