World gold main Newmont on Thursday introduced the appointment of Aaron Puna – the previous CEO of Anglo American’s copper industry in Chile – as govt VP and leader generation officer.
His appointment will probably be efficient in January subsequent 12 months.
As CEO of Anglo American in Chile, Puna oversaw all corporate actions in nation, together with 3 operations and a three way partnership, a group of workers of extra 16 500 and exterior stakeholder engagement. He led the implementation of Anglo American’s self reliant haulage fleet at prime altitude operations and has pushed the rustic’s copper manufacturing to over 600 000 t/y.
“Aaron has a demonstrated monitor file of safely turning in effects and his technical and running talents will additional toughen our international industry,” mentioned Newmont president and CEO Tom Palmer.
“Aaron will even convey key strategic management to Newmont as we development our strategic alliance with Caterpillar to ship the mining trade’s first end-to-end 0 emissions mining gadget.”
Newmont additionally introduced the appointment of 2 senior regional leaders to new roles.
Mark Rodgers, recently senior VP – North The usa, would transition to the function of senior VP – South The usa in October following the retirement of Alwyn Pretorius.
Rodgers has labored throughout a couple of commodities, with intensive revel in in operating mining operations, and has led groups to ship vital protection, productiveness, generation and price enhancements.
With Rodgers’ appointment to guide the South The usa area, Newmont promoted Bernard Wessels, recently GM for the Peñasquito mine, to the function of senior VP – North The usa, additionally efficient in October.