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Monday, 4 March 2013
Orosur Mining signs up mining lawyer as new director
South American gold miner Orosur Mining (LON:OMI, TSE:OMI) has unveiled an experienced mining lawyer as its new non-executive director.
Rafael Vergara, 49, is a partner of Santiago law firm Carey y Cía and head of their Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Group.
The company said Vergara, who will take the seventh seat on the board, is an expert in a number of fields, including natural resources and project financing.
He has been professor of mining law at the Universidad de Chile and the Universidad de Los Andes and has given special courses on mining law organised by the Judiciary Academy of Chile for judges and members of the Courts of Appeals.
Tony Shearer, Orosur’s chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Rafael to the board. He brings with him a wealth of expertise in mining and the law in South America, and will be an excellent addition to the board as we focus on bringing value to shareholders.”