Nick Appleyard was appointed President and CEO in December 2015. He has executive experience in mining having previously been the CEO of Chaparral Gold and Vice President of Corporate Development for International Minerals. Nick has over 25 years of international experience in precious metals exploration and mining. He has managed exploration, development and production JVs in North and South America, including extensive project development experience in South American with more than ten years in-country, and prior to that in Australia.
Nick is fluent in Spanish, holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from Curtin University, Australia, and is a member of the Australasian Institue of Mining and Metallurgy.