Argonaut Gold announces the appointment of Chuck Hennessey as Vice President, Canadian Operations effective August 29, 2022.
Chuck brings 35 years of mining and project leadership experience to the role, including extensive experience through construction, operational readiness, plant commissioning and project ramp up.
Recently, Chuck worked for Centerra Gold Corporation as Vice President of Operations British Columbia and as Mine General Manager at the Mount Milligan Mine.
Before Centerra, Chuck was Mine General Manager at two large Ontario mines. Chuck has been responsible for improving safety, cost and production metrics at mine sites and building relationships with First Nations partners. Chuck led a team that received the Jake McDonald Annual Reclamation Award for research into innovative reclamation techniques.
"We look forward to Chuck playing a critical role in bringing the Magino Project into production. Chuck's years of extensive project development experience and experience with an orebody requiring selective mining will be instrumental in advancing the project through the development life cycle. We welcome Chuck to the Argonaut team," commented Larry Radford, President and CEO of Argonaut Gold.
Argonaut Gold is a Canadian gold company engaged in exploration, mine development and production. Its primary assets are the El Castillo mine and San Agustin mine, which together form the El Castillo Complex in Durango, Mexico, the La Colorada mine in Sonora, Mexico and the Florida Canyon mine in Nevada, USA. The Company also holds the construction stage Magino project, the advanced exploration stage Cerro del Gallo project and several other exploration stage projects, all of which are located in North America.