Michael Steinmann, president and CEO of Pan American Silver Corp., has been elected president of the Silver Institute by its membership. He succeeds Octavio Alvidrez, CEO of Fresnillo plc. Bradford Cooke, CEO of Endeavour Silver Corp., was elected vice president of the Silver Institute, succeeding Steinmann. Steinmann and Cooke will each serve a two-year term.

img: Michael Steinmann (left), Bradford Cooke (right)