Appointment notices: Mining Association of BC, Boreal Metals, Commit Works, Golden Star, and Miramont Resources

The new president and CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia is Michael Goehring, effective May 1, 2019. He has more than 20 years’ of experience in public affairs and strategic communications across a number of industries.

Boreal Metals Corp. of Vancouver has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Patricio Varas as CEO. Karl Antonius retains his position as president of the company. Varas’ 30 years’ experience includes work on discoveries such as the Santo Domingo Sur IOCG deposit in Chile, the Milestone potash deposit in Saskatchewan and the Diavik diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.

Commit Works, the Australian mining software company, is expanding into North America by establishing an office in Sudbury, Ont. To lead the growth, the company has named Joseph Gladu VP for North America and Derek Polano adoption and results manager.

David Wray will take up the role of president and CEO at Golden Star Resources in Toronto, effective May 1, 2019. He will replace Sam Coetzer who is leaving the company at the end of April.

The new executive chairman of Vancouver-based Miramont Resources is Dr. Quinton Hennigh, who had been non-executive chair since November 2017. CEO and president is Tyson King, a co-founder of the company and recently its VP.

(This article first appeared in the Canadian Mining Journal)