PEOPLE Maroef-Sjamsoeddin
Maroef Sjamsoeddin

Freeport McMoRan Inc. has named Maroef Sjamsoeddin as new president director of its Indonesian subsidiary. Sjamsoeddin who replaces Rozik Soetjipto, also served as deputy state intelligence agency chief between 2011 and 2014.

Brent-Bergeron Russell-Ball
Brent Bergeron Russell Ball

Goldcorp promoted Brent Bergeron to executive vice president, corporate affairs and sustainability. Jerry Danni has been promoted to senior vice president, sustainability. Russell Ball, executive vice president, capital projects, will oversee the company’s corporate development function. Ball has overseen the successful startup of the company’s three primary growth projects since joining Goldcorp in May 2013.

Greg Smith

Pinecrest Resources Ltd. appointed Greg Smith as vice president of exploration and Dr. John Thomas as technical advisor.

Dolly Varden Silver Corp. appointed Rosie Moore as interim CEO and president. Moore is being seconded, on a full-time basis, from her position as a consultant with Hecla Mining Co. Prior to her work for Hecla, she was a partner/analyst with Geologic Resource Funds.

Andrew-Pardey Josef-El-Raghy
Andrew Pardey Josef El Raghy

Centamin appointed Andrew Pardey as CEO and will join the board as an executive director. Josef El-Raghy, interim CEO, will continue in his role as chairman. Pardey was appointed COO in May 2012.

William H. Ayers

HBM Holdings announced the election of William H. Ayers, president and COO of Mississippi Lime Co., to the Mississippi Lime Co. Board of Directors. Ayers has been with Mississippi Lime for 15 years serving as vice president of sales and marketing and vice president of operations.

Dr. Michael H. Gunning will assume a full-time role as president and CEO, Alpha Exploration. The company also appointed Sierd Eriks as vice president-exploration.

Standard Tolling Corp. hired Edgar Barrios as vice president, Peru operations. Most recently, he was a director and vice president of Empresa Minera Paititi S.A.

Standard Metals Processing appointed Jonathan Spier as its COO. Spier held positions as the founding partner and managing director of PCES; managing director of Madison Partners; and president of S&S Florida Ventures.

Belinda Labatte

Mandalay Resources Corp. appointed Belinda Labatte to the position of head of stakeholder engagement and corporate affairs. Labatte has worked as corporate secretary since 2010 and her Toronto-based firm, The Capital Lab Inc., has provided investor relations support and advisory work since 2009.

Olivier Bertoli

Geovariances appointed Olivier Bertoli as managing director. Bertoli joined Geovariances in 2011 as consulting and training manager for the mining sector, before being named as deputy managing director last April.

Ron Borreg

Kiewit Mining Group’s Ron Borrego recently received the “40 Year Safe Miner” award at the Southeast Mine Safety and Heath Conference. His safety track record spans more than 41 years.

Paul Charlton

BMT WBM appointed Paul Charlton as managing director of its machinery group. He worked for Hydramatic Engineering and Sandvik Mining & Construction before moving to Nepean in 2010.

Thomas Frungillo

Camfil Air Pollution Control promoted Thomas Frungillo to the position of vice president, Camfil APC Americas. Since joining Camfil APC as a regional sales manager, he has held a succession of posts in sales management as well as special market management in the pharmaceutical, mining and thermal spray industries.

Dr. Nathan C. Wright

Dr. Nathan C. Wright is now the president at Transformational Performance Solutions.