Vancouver, B.C. – Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:SCZ) (the “Company” or “Santacruz”) announces the appointment of Mr. Carlos Alberto Silva Ramos to the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective November 27, 2017. Mr. Silva will report directly to the President and CEO of the Company, Mr. Arturo Préstamo.
Mr. Silva is a well-known and highly respected Mexican mining engineer with a degree from the University of Guanajuato, and additionally holds an MBA from ITESM (Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores Monterrey). He has more than 30 years’ of experience working in the mining industry in Mexico with both senior and junior mining companies, the last 17 years of which were in senior management roles.