STARCORE INTERNATIONAL VENTURES of Vancouver has hired Bert McPherson to oversee its San Martin gold mine in Mexico. He was most recently manager of Barricks Pierina mine in Peru.
David Holowack has been named to the board of Montreal-based CANADIAN ROYALTIES. He was both the former VP of strategy for Falconbridge and marketing director of Falconbridge Europe SA (now Xstrata).
The new VP of project development (a newly created role) at Vancouvers LAKE SHORE GOLD is Hannu Virtanen. He will be in charge of the companys Timmins West and Bell Creek-Schumacher-Vogel projects, now in the advanced exploration stage.
NORTHERN STAR MINING of Val dOr, Que., has welcomed two new members to its management team. Real Marcotte is now VP operations, and Jonathan Awde has become VP finance.
Vancouver-based NORTHLAND RESOURCES announced that Bill Wagener has assumed the role of COO, and replacing him as CFO is Aurelian Bukatko.