Lundin Mining recently announced that the ompany’s Chief Executive Officer, Peter Rockandel, has informed the Board of Directors he will be stepping down as of December 31, 2023.
The role of President and Chief Executive Officer will be assumed by Jack Lundin, current President and former Director of the Company. Jack Lundin will rejoin the Board of Directors as of January 1, 2024. Jack has served as President during the Company’s acquisition of a majority interest in the Caserones mine in Chile and the advancement of its portfolio of growth projects.
Adam Lundin, Chair of Lundin Mining’s Board of Directors stated, “During the last two years, under Peter’s leadership, we have acquired a cornerstone asset in Caserones and successfully moved our corporate headquarters to Vancouver. We have improved operational and financial performance and set the foundation for future growth. None of this would have been possible without Peter’s tireless efforts. The Board deeply thanks him for his contributions. Looking forward, we are positioned for the next stage of significant future growth with a refreshed leadership team in place, now is the opportune time for succession. Jack brings a combination of strong technical and capital market experience, as well as deep knowledge of our Company’s history and key stakeholders, to execute on our growth plans.”
Mr. Rockandel joined Lundin Mining in 2018 and served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations, before being appointed CEO in 2021. Mr. Rockandel will continue to act as an advisor to the Company but will step down from the Board of Directors as of December 31, 2023.
Mr. Rockandel commented, “I would like to thank the Board of Directors for the opportunity to lead Lundin Mining and I am extremely proud of what the team has been able to accomplish. It has been a pleasure working closely with Jack and I look forward to seeing him and the team progress the strategy we have put in place. Our assets are operating well, and we have been able to add considerable growth to our production profile. The move to Vancouver has been completed and all senior executive positions are in place to take the Company through the next phase of growth.”