Palamina Corp. (TSXV: PA) today announced the nomination of Alistair Waddell to the board of directors and appointed Donald Mc Iver and Yury Valdivieso to senior management positions. Donald McIver joins Palamina as its new V.P. of Exploration and Yury Valdivieso as Exploration Manager for Peru.
Andrew Thomson, President and C.E.O. of Palamina Corp. stated, “Palamina continues to add to the discovery team with a view to defining a significant gold deposit in the Puno Gold Belt in south eastern Peru. Alistair Waddell was formerly responsible for global greenfields exploration while at Kinross Gold Corp. and Donald Mc Iver and Yury Valdivieso were the lead geologists in the discovery and development of the Ollachea gold deposit in the Puno Gold Belt.”
Alistair Waddell is a geologist with over 20 years of diverse resource industry experience, including senior roles with both junior and senior mining companies providing a broad vision of many aspects of the business. He was a founder and former President and CEO of TSX-V listed GoldQuest Mining Corp. principally focused on exploration in the Dominican Republic. More recently, he was Vice President – Greenfields Exploration for Kinross Gold Corp. responsible for global greenfields exploration. Alistair brings with him excellent experience and a broad knowledge of Latin America including Peru where he lived and worked for over three years.