Detour Gold Names CEO

Mario Cywinski
April 10, 2019
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Gold Corporation appointed Michael (Mick) McMullen as CEO and Director effective May 1, 2019.

McMullen has over 25 years of international experience in the mining industry with a background in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, product sales, and asset acquisition and divestments and the debt and equity markets.

"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," said Dawn Whittaker, Interim Chair of the Board of Detour Gold.

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.

"I am excited to be joining the Company and look forward to working with the team to continue to build a leading mid-tier gold producer with a strong safety culture and cost performance,” said McMullen. “The Company has a unique asset with a long mine life in a low-risk jurisdiction that has the potential to deliver  significant value to shareholders. I look forward to engaging with the Company's stakeholders to provide our vision for the way forward for the Company."

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