Auryn Strengthens its Peruvian Team with Appointment of Christian Rios as Vice President of Operations in South America
VANCOUVER / December 17, 2019 / Auryn Resources Inc. (TSX:AUG)(NYSE American:AUG) ("Auryn" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Christian Rios to its operational and technical team. Mr. Rios is a professional geologist (P.Geo.) with a Masters in Economic Geology from the University of Arizona and brings nineteen years of experience in exploration, mining development and operations, specializing in Peru. Mr. Rios will be responsible for leading the operations of Auryn's exploration activities in Peru.
Mr. Rios has held a number of senior executive positions, notably, Vice President of Exploration at Bear Creek Mining. During this time he was directly involved in the discovery of the world-class Santa Ana and Corani silver-lead-zinc deposits in Peru and was on the team that delivered the feasibility study on the Corani deposit. Mr. Rios also worked for Stellar Mining Peru as their Business Development and Geology Manager and played a key role in the discovery, development and operations of the Santa Rosa and Piedra Iman mines. In addition, Mr. Rios acts as a strategic advisor to BatteryOne Royalty Corp.
- Category: Silver / Gold
- Published: 17 December 2019
- Written by Editor