Detour Gold Corporation — owner of the Detour Lake mine, 300 kilometres northeast of Timmins — has announced the appointment of Michael (Mick) McMullen as chief executive officer and director of the company effective May 1.
McMullen has more than 25 years of international experience in the mining industry, with an accomplished background in all aspects of mining, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, product sales, and asset acquisition and divestments as well as the debt and equity markets.
He has managed multiple operations (open pit and underground mines) across multiple jurisdictions. His experience covers a range of commodities, including copper, gold, iron ore and PGMs (platinum group metals).
“We will greatly benefit from his wealth of experience and his proven track record of building and leading successful teams, employing strict capital discipline, and delivering outstanding returns to investors.
“We look forward to his leadership in taking the company through its next phase of growth and development.” Mr. McMullen said, “I am excited to be joining the company and look forward to working with the team to continue to build a leading mid-tier gold producer with a strong safety culture and cost performance.
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