Vancouver, British Columbia – Starcore International Mines Ltd. (TSX:SAM) (“Starcore” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Salvador Garcia as Chief Operating Officer responsible for all of Starcore’s operations at the Company’s San Martin Mine in Queretaro, Mexico.
Prior to joining Starcore, Mr. Garcia was most recently Country Manager of Mexico at First Majestic Silver Corp., after serving as First Majestic’s Chief Operating Officer from July 2014 to March 2017. Mr. Garcia has over 39 years of experience in the mining industry in Mexico with extensive experience in development and production including open pit and underground operations. He served as the Vice President of Operations and New Projects at First Majestic Silver Corp. from January 2013 until June 2014. Before joining First Majestic, Mr. Garcia was with Luismin for a period of 20 years prior to its acquisition by Goldcorp, where he held several positions from General Manager to Director of Operations. He was later promoted to the senior management team of Goldcorp where he served as Vice President & General Director for Mexico for five years.