People (October 01, 2007)
Keith Boyle has been named the executive vice-president and COO at Alexis Minerals of Toronto. He was formerly the manager of business development for Dynatec.
Blue Sky Uranium of Vancouver has named Dr. Clifton Farrell as executive vice-president and COO. He holds a Governor General’s Award for excellence in geology.
Jean Lafleur, a board member of Toronto-based Bonaventure Enterprises, has accepted the role of president and CEO of the company. He takes over from Basil Pantages, who becomes chairman of the board.
Canadian Royalties of Montreal has named Patrick Godin its vice-president operations and general mine manager for the Nunavik nickel project.
Calgary-based Copper Fox Metals has appointed Shane Uren as vice-president environment and permitting.
Parvis Farsangi is now COO of CVRD Inco, headquartered in Toronto. He is a former manager of Falconbridge’s Sudbury mines and mills business.
Diamcor Mining of Kelowna, B.C., has appointed Dean H. Taylor its new president and CEO to replace Wayne Wolf, who has resigned from the company.
The new president and COO of Diavik Diamond Mines of Yellowknife, N.W.T., is Kim Truter. He will join the mine in October from a large surface coal mine belonging to Rio Tinto Coal Australia.
The new president and CEO of Vancouver-based Fortress Minerals is Ian Slater. He was a partner at Ernst & Young where he led the Canadian mining practice team.
Gammon Gold of Halifax has named Rene Marion its new CEO. He replaces Russell Barwick, who will remain a member of the board.
Charles Ross is taking up the challenge of president and James Ravannack that of CEO at Goldex Resource Corp. of Vancouver.
Peter Barker is stepping into the president’s job as well as retaining his CEO’s position at Goldmark Minerals of Calgary, following the resignation of former president Gerhard Jacob.
Mantle Resources of Vancouver has a new president, Jim Mustard. He is a geologist and professional engineer.
The Ontario Mining Association’s new chairman is Jeremy Wyeth, vice-president in charge of the Victor mine project for De Beers Canada. Wyeth came to Canada in 2001 to work on the Snap Lake diamond project.
Toronto’s Nuinsco Resources has restructured its management and refocused on exploration. Paul Jones has been promoted to president, and he will remain vice-president exploration of Victory Nickel. Chris Wagg becomes manager of Canadian exploration.
St. Andrew Goldfields of Oakville, Ont., has named Jacques Perron its new president and CEO. Glenn Laing is stepping down from these positions but will remain on the board. Perron was recently in charge of Cambior’s Canadian and South American operations. Former Cambior president and CEO, Louis Gignac, has also joined the board at St. Andrew.