Toronto-based CARPATHIAN GOLD has appointed Daniel Kivari its new COO and Randall Ruff as executive VP exploration. A former regional manager at Agnico-Eagle, Kivari has worked extensively throughout Latin America, Canada, Australia and the United States. Ruff is a veteran of operations in eastern Europe, western United States and Africa.
GAMMON GOLD of Halifax has a new COO, Russell Tremayne, who was recently director of operations at Highland Gold.
Donald Gee has joined GREAT BEAR URANIUM in Vancouver as its new president and CEO. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and holds a BSc in geology from the University of British Columbia. Lawrence Dick has also joined the company as a board member.
HUDBAY MINERALS of Winnipeg has named Allen J. Palmiere its new president and CEO. His corporate credentials include executive positions at Northgate Exploration, Breakwater Resources, Zemex Corp. and Barplats Investments; he has been a director of HudBay since 2004. Norman Anderson will become the chairman; he is the former head of Cominco and a native of Flin Flon, MB, where HudBay's primary operations are based. Peter Jones, HudBay's former president, CEO and director has retired.
Clifford Davis is now the president and CEO as well as chairman of Vancouver-based NEW GOLD INC.
QUEBEC CARTIER MINING of Port-Cartier, QC, has restructured its management team. Gaston Morin becomes VP technology; Jean Fortin is VP mining operations; Michel Prive is general manager at the Mount Wright iron ore mine; Serge Miller is VP pellet plants, ports and railways; and Alain Cauchon is VP administration;
Glen Erikson is now president of UNGAVA MINERALS of Toronto and Dr. Allan Miller will continue as VP. Erikson is a founder of Nearctic Nickel Mines, Ungava's parent company.