Mr. David Petroff reports
JAGUAR MINING RETAINS GORDON J. BABCOCK AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Jaguar Mining Inc.
has retained Gordon J. Babcock as chief
operating officer for the company. Mr. Babcock, a professional
engineer with over 32 years of mining experience, will assume
responsibility for all facets of Jaguar's mining operations in early
Commenting on the executive appointment, David Petroff, Jaguar's
president and chief executive officer, stated: "We are extremely pleased to have Gordon join
the Jaguar team. He has an excellent focus on safety, extensive
experience in mine operations, and proven ability to address and
resolve operating issues. Gordon's internationally diversified
underground mining experience, combined with strong leadership and
management skills make him a superb fit to lead Jaguar through its
current turnaround initiative and future expansion."
Mr. Babcock was most recently the vice-president and general manager for
Nyrstar's El Mochito mine operation in Las Vegas, Honduras. He has
also held various executive positions in South America with Coeur
d'Alene Mines and Plata Peru Resources Inc. He earned a bachelor of
science degree with honours in mining engineering from Queens University
in Kingston, Ont., Canada, and is a member of the Association of
Professional Engineers Ontario, the American Institute of Mining and
Metallurgy, and the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.