Continental Gold Appoints Senior Vice-President
Continental Gold Inc., appointed Ana Milena Vásquez as Senior Vice-President, External Affairs and Sustainability. Vasquez is based in Medellín, Colombia.
"I would like to personally welcome Ana Milena to the Continental team," said Ari Sussman, CEO. "Her background in the Colombian mining sector and understanding of government and community relations will further supplement Company initiatives to strengthen our environmental and social management systems as we complete the construction phase at the Buriticá project and transition to production."
Vásquez has experience in mining, infrastructure, community and government relations in Columbia. Most recently, she was President of Minera Vetas. Previously, she was co-founder and President of CB Gold Inc.
Vásquez was also CFO and GM of Carbones del Cesar S.A. in Colombia and GM of Carbones Nueva Naricual C.A. in Venezuela. She was a founding partner of Bogota-based D&PE SA.
"I am very excited to join the Continental team," said Vásquez. "Continental is changing the history of the mining industry in Colombia and has in place best-in-class environmental and social standards. I am eager to start working closely with the team to ensure that we accomplish and deliver results beyond our objectives."