Oracle Mining Corp.(OMCCF.PK, OMN.TO) announced Alan Edwards has expanded his role with the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately and will continue as a director of the Corporation. The company also announced that Douglas Nicholson has departed as the company's CEO.
Edwards has served Oracle Mining as a director since October 2011 and has also served as the Chairman of the Compensation Committee. He has three decades of diverse mining industry experience, including leadership roles at a number of world class mines. Included in his extensive career accomplishments are operations roles at P.T. Freeport Indonesia's Grasberg Mine as Vice President of Surface Mines and then as Senior Vice President, Operations; and, he was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Apex Silver Mines Corporation, where he was responsible for the engineering, construction and commissioning of the San Cristobal mine in Bolivia.
He served as CEO and President of Copper One Inc. from December 2009 to June 2011 and as CEO and President of Frontera Copper Corp. from September 2007 through February 2009. He is the former Vice President of Technical Services and Project Development and former Vice President of Operations of Kinross Gold Corporation. During the 1980s to mid-1990s, he served in various positions at Phelps Dodge Corporation, including General Manager of Operations at Chino Mines Company and Mine Superintendent at Phelps Dodge Morenci Inc.
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