Brigus Gold Corp. announced Dec. 13 that Daniel Racine has been promoted to president-chief operating officer, effective January 1, 2013. Wade Dawe will remain chairman and chief executive officer.
"I am delighted that Daniel has accepted the role of president of Brigus," said Dawe in a statement. "Daniel has an excellent reputation in the industry, he has demonstrated strong leadership and operational abilities as our Chief Operating Officer and I am confident that he will excel in his new role."
The company's investor relations and human resources functions are moving from Halifax office to Toronto. "We believe it's in the best interest of the Company and our shareholders to move the positions of Investor Relations and Human Resources to Toronto," said Dawe. "The financial markets are concentrated there and it's closer to our mining operations near Timmins, Ontario."