VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 17, 2022 (World NEWSWIRE) — Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM) (TSX: FVI) announces the voluntary resignation of Paul Criddle from the posture of Main Operating Officer – West Africa successful September 30, 2022. Paul presented his resignation thanks to personalized explanations and will remain as a senior advisor to the Corporation right up until the completion of the design of the Séguéla Mine in Cote d´Ivoire.
Paul joined Fortuna on July 2, 2021, right after the completion of the acquisition of Roxgold Inc. (refer to Fortuna news release dated July 2, 2021), and has produced important contributions to the seamless integration of both companies, though spearheading the development of the Séguéla Mine in Côte d´Ivoire. The overall project was 66 p.c complete as of June 30, 2022.
David Whittle, Vice President of Operations – West Africa, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer – West Africa, powerful Oct 1, 2022. David has been liable for the operational efficiency of the Yaramoko Mine around the past 3 many years and is leading the operational readiness of Séguéla and the institution of a regional workplace in Abidjan, Côte d´Ivoire. David is a mining engineer and established chief with in excess of 30 decades of mining operations expertise in open up pit and underground operations in many commodities through the entire world, such as the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
Jorge A. Ganoza, President and CEO of Fortuna, commented, “On behalf of the Board of Directors and administration, I would like to extend my gratitude and recognition to Paul for his leadership in the thriving integration and development of our company in West Africa.” Mr. Ganoza continued, “I welcome David to the Government Management team and search forward to operating collectively as we continue on to expand and fortify our business enterprise in the region.”
About Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. is a Canadian important metals mining enterprise with four operating mines in Argentina, Burkina Faso, Mexico and Peru, and a fifth mine underneath design in Côte d’Ivoire. Sustainability is integral to all our operations and associations. We deliver gold and silver and make shared worth in excess of the long-term for our stakeholders via economical creation, environmental protection, and social obligation. For additional details, make sure you check out our web page.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Jorge A. Ganoza
President, CEO, and Director
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.