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Management appointments announced this week include:

Alamos Gold named Leon Grondin-Leblanc general manager at the Young-Davidson mine. Luc Guimond was also named VP operations and Khalid Elhaj VP business strategy.

After serving as president and chief geologist at ALX Resources, Robert (Sierd) Eriks is retiring. The company has hired Robert Campbell to oversee this winter’s drill program in Saskatchewan.

Christine Keener will be the new COO for Barrick Gold’s North American region beginning in February.

Foran Mining named David Bernier as COO.

Julie Robertson is now CFO of Marathon Gold.

Carmen Cazares is now CFO at Mirasol Resources.

Northern Graphite made these appointments: David Marsh, COO; Christopher Parks, CFO; Nathalie Pilon, director of finance and administration; and Kirk Swales, sales manager.

After less than a year at the helm, Mayo Schmidt has left Nutrien, and the company has named Ken Seitz interim CEO. Seitz is also executive VP and CEO of potash.

Osisko Mining named Pascal Simard its new VP exploration.

Pure Gold Mining is transitioning to an operational team with the promotions of Troy Fierro as president and CEO, Chris Haubrich as CFO, and Ashley Kates as VP finance and corporate secretary.

Skyharbour Resources appointed Andrew J. Ramcharan senior VP corporate development. He will hold the same position at Rockridge Resources.

Board moves include:

Sarah Strunk has joined the Arizona Sonoran Copper board of directors.

Avalon Advanced Materials appointed Chief Harvey Yesno to its board.

Bam Bam Resources added geologist Larry Segerstrom to its board.

Corsa Coal noted the resignation of Kai Xia from its board.

E3 Metals named John Pantazopoulos as chairman and thanked Liz Lappin for her years of service.

Francois Bellemare took a seat on the board of Equinox Gold.

Michael Robert (Rob) Myhill has joined the board of Garibaldi Resources.

David Garofalo has resigned as a director and chair of Great Panther Mining.

South Atlantic Gold named Rick Brown and Bill O’Hara to the board.

Twyford Ventures named Janet Hoffar a director, replacing Anish Sunderji who also resigned his role as CEO. Hoffar was also named a director of Highbury Projects.

(This article first appeared in the Canadian Mining Journal)