Klondex Mines Appoints Brent Kristof as Chief Operating Officer

Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX:KDX,OTCQX:KLNDF) has appointed Mr. Brent Kristof as Chief Operating Officer, effective April 15, 2014. Mr. Kristof spent the last 13 years in senior roles for both Newmont and Barrick. Recently, he was General Manager at the Porgera Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea.

As quoted in the press release:

Mr. Kristof joins Klondex with over 33 years of mining experience in technical, operations, maintenance, and leadership roles in underground and open pit mines. Brent has spent the last 13 years in senior roles for both Newmont and Barrick serving as Mine Manager and General Manager with Newmont Mining Corporation in Ontario and Nevada, and Barrick Gold Corporation in Nevada, Australia, and Papua New Guinea. Most recently, Mr. Kristof has been General Manager at the Porgera Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea, a complex, 500,000 ounces per year producer with 2,700 employees and several hundred contractors.

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