Avanti Gold appoints MacLean as CEO

Ian MacLean, former vice president of investor relations at B2Gold, has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for Avanti Gold, effective May 6.

MacLean, with 25 years in mining, played key roles in the formation and success of several mining ventures, demonstrating an aptitude for driving transformative growth and cultivating sustainable shareholder value, the miner said. It added that the new executive has a proven track record of collaborating with board members, senior executives, technical management, government officials, and investors to facilitate corporate development, governance, and risk management.

Aside from B2Gold, MacLean also worked for Bema Gold, B2Gold’s predecessor company, as vice president of investor relations.

MacLean replaces Dr. Colin Porter, the company’s former CEO. Porter will continue to serve as a member of the board and technical consultant.

Source: avantigoldcorp.com

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