Detour Gold Corporation (TSX: DGC) has announced the appointment of Michael (Mick) McMullen as Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company effective May 1, 2019.
McMullen has over 25 years of international experience in the mining industry with an accomplished background in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, product sales, and asset acquisition and divestments as well as the debt and equity markets. He has managed multiple operations (open pit and underground mines) across multiple jurisdictions. His experience covers a range of commodities, including copper, gold, iron ore and PGMs. Interim Chair of the Board Dawn Whittaker said, “We are delighted to welcome Mick to the CEO role. We will greatly benefit from his wealth of experience and his proven track record of building and leading successful teams, employing strict capital discipline, and delivering outstanding returns to investors. We look forward to his leadership in taking the Company through its next phase of growth and development.”
The Board of Directors expresses its appreciation to Bill Williams, who served as Interim Chief Executive Officer since January 2019. Williams will remain on the Board as a Director.