Great Panther Mining (TSE:GPR) (NYSEAMERICAN:GPL), the metals miner, has appointed mining engineer Kevin Ross as a director effective immendiately.
Ross has over four decades' experience leading mining operations in Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America and is currently the chief operating officer of Orca Gold Inc, where he is leading studies to develop a gold mine in Sudan.
He holds a BSc (mining engineering) from the Royal School of Mines, in London, England and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, and is a registered European Engineer.
"We are pleased to welcome Ross to Great Panther's Board of Directors," said Bob Garnett, the chairman of Great Panther. "Kevin brings a complementary set of skills and expertise as a mining engineer, operator and senior business leader that are invaluable to the Company as we seek to execute on our growth and exploration plans for our operating assets and projects in Brazil, Peru and Mexico."
Great Panther operates three mines including the Tucano Gold Mine in Amapá State, Brazil, and two silver mines in Mexico: the Guanajuato Mine Complex and the Topia Mine.
It is also evaluating the restart of the Coricancha project in Peru and expects to make a decision in this regard in 2019.
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