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Lundin Mining appoints Jack Lundin as President

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(Kitco News) - Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN) today announced the appointment of Jack Lundin as President, effective today. Concurrently, Jack has stepped down from the company's Board of Directors.

"We are excited to welcome Jack to the management team of Lundin Mining," commented CEO Peter Rockandel. "His experience in mine development, as well as recognized legacy, and years of natural resource technical and economic expertise is an excellent fit for the role. Jack's addition complements our recent senior technical hires and will further enhance the operational expertise across the Lundin Mining team."

According to the company’s statement, Jack Lundin has extensive experience in the natural resource industry gained through exposure with several Lundin Group companies.

Most recently, Jack was CEO of Bluestone Resources, prior to which he was involved in the highly successful development of Lundin Gold's Fruta del Norte gold mine in southern Ecuador where he served as the Project Superintendent.

Jack holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Chapman University and a Master of Engineering degree in Mineral Resource Engineering from the University of Arizona. 

The company said that he currently sits on the board of directors of Bluestone Resources, Lundin Gold, Lundin Foundation, and the University of Arizona's Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources.

Lundin Mining is a diversified Canadian base metals mining company with operations and projects in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Portugal, Sweden and the United States of America, primarily producing copper, zinc, gold and nickel.

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