Avanti Mining Inc. (TSXV:AVT) promoted Mark Premo to President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2013. Craig J. Nelsen, the Companies current President & CEO, will assume the role of Executive Chairman.
As quoted in the press release:
Mark has served the Company as Chief Operating Officer since June 2012. Craig J. Nelsen, the Companies current President & CEO, will assume the role of Executive Chairman. Prior to joining Avanti, Mark was the President of Chevron Mining Inc., which owns and operates the Questa Molybdenum mine in New Mexico. Mark is a professional engineer with over thirty- five years of experience. He graduated from Michigan Tech in 1977 and spent his entire career with Chevron.
Avanti Mining Inc. Executive Chairman, Craig J. Nelsen, said:
It has been a pleasure to work closely with Mark over the last 16 months. The Board and I have complete confidence that Mark is the right person to lead the Company as it commences development of the Kitsault mine.