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LUNDIN MINING ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Lundin Mining Corp. has appointed Karen Poniachik and Jack Lundin to the company's board of directors, effective today. The company also announces that John Craig has advised that he will be retiring and will not stand for re-election as a director at the 2021 annual meeting.
"On behalf of the board, and personally, I would like to thank John for his years of indispensable insight and many contributions to Lundin Mining," said Lukas Lundin, chairman of Lundin Mining. "John is an astute strategist, who has been a strong contributor on our board and a trusted adviser to our [chief executive officers]. He has had an integral role in helping guide Lundin Mining to become the successful company it is today."
"We are excited to welcome Karen and Jack to the Lundin Mining team," commented Marie Inkster, president, chief executive officer and director.
Catherine Stefan, chair of the board's corporate governance and nominating committee, added: "Karen's extensive knowledge in public policy, governance and experience in Chile and Latin America provides a most valuable addition. Jack's experience in mine development, as well as recognized legacy and years of natural resource technical and economic expertise, makes for an ideal addition to our board."
Ms. Poniachik brings extensive knowledge and experience on a variety of corporate governance topics, including ESG (environmental, social and governance), how climate change should be addressed by boards, and ethics and compliance. She is currently the director of Columbia University's Global Centers, Santiago, an ESG lecturer for Thomson Reuters Latam, and a member of the advisory boards of Microsoft #Transforma Chile and Chilemujeres. Previously, Ms. Poniachik served as Chile's Minister of Mining from 2006 to 2008, during which time she chaired the boards of directors of state-owned companies Codelco, Enap and Enami. She was Chile's special envoy to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in charge of the country's accession process to the organization completed in 2010. Currently, she is a member of the board of directors of Chilean companies Jetsmart Airlines and Interchile ISA, and is part of the advisory board of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce and
AmCham Chile, where she served as chair of the corporate governance, ethics and compliance committee for the last two years.
Jack Lundin is currently the chief executive officer and a director of Bluestone Resources Inc. He has been involved in the natural resource industry his entire life through exposure to several Lundin group companies. Prior to joining Bluestone Resources, Jack Lundin was involved in the successful development of Lundin Gold Inc.'s Fruta del Norte gold mine in southern Ecuador, where he served as the project superintendent. He began his career in the sector, working prospecting jobs on various early-stage projects in Canada, Russia, Ireland and Portugal. Jack Lundin holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Chapman University and a master of engineering degree in mineral resource engineering from the University of Arizona. He currently sits on the board of directors of Denison Mines Corp. and serves on the board of the University of Arizona's Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources.
About Lundin Mining Corp.
Lundin Mining is a diversified Canadian base metal mining company with operations in Brazil, Chile, Portugal, Sweden and the United States, primarily producing copper, zinc, gold and nickel.
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