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Kirkland Lake Gold (ASX:KLA) - CEO, Tony Makuch
CEO, Tony Makuch
Source: Melbourne Mining Club
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  • Kirkland Lake Gold (KLA) has revealed a series of new appointments as the company continues to develop its management team
  • Most notably, former CEO and President of Bonterra Resources, Greg Gibson, has been appointed as Special Advisor to the CEO
  • In the role, Greg will support management in integrating the recently acquired Detour Lake Mine into the company’s broader portfolio
  • Furthermore, Natasha Vaz has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Technical Services and Innovation role
  • Meanwhile, Jennifer Wagner has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Kirkland Lake Gold is trading 0.41 per cent lower in early morning trade, with shares priced at $56.50 each

Kirkland Lake Gold (KLA) has revealed a series of new appointments, as the company continue to develop its management team.

Most notably, Greg Gibson has been appointed as Special Advisor to the CEO.

Greg has 35 years of experience working in the Canadian and Australian mining industry. Previously, he was President and CEO of Trelawney Mining and Exploration, and most recently served as President and CEO of Bonterra Resources.

As well as advising the company’s CEO, Greg will also head Business Process Improvement. In this secondary role, he will support management in integrating the recently acquired Detour Lake Mine into the company’s broader portfolio.

Tony Makuch, CEO of Kirkland Lake Gold, said he was particularly pleased to welcome Greg to the company’s team.

“Greg brings extensive experience as a miner and mining executive, with significant involvement and a strong track record of performance at mines in Canada and Australia,” he said.

Furthermore, Natasha Vaz has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Technical Services and Innovation, and Jennifer Wagner has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

Previously Natasha and Jennifer worked at the company as Vice Presidents of Technical Services and Legal, respectively.

Speaking broadly on the new appointments, Tony went on to say the company will benefit from a strong management team.

“The appointments announced today further enhance our management depth and effectiveness, place greater responsibilities where strong capabilities have been demonstrated and recognize the increased demands that have accompanied Kirkland Lake Gold’s emergence as a leading senior gold producer,” he said.

Kirkland Lake Gold is trading 0.41 per cent lower in early morning trade, with shares priced at $56.50 each at 10:39 am AEST.

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