Taseko Mines Announces Senior Management Appointments
November 20, 2023, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE American: TGB; LSE: TKO) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the following executive management appointments. Richard Tremblay, MBA, P.Eng., has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, and Terry Morris, P.Eng., has joined Taseko as Vice President, Operations.
Richard joined Taseko in 2014 as General Manager of the Gibraltar Mine before transitioning to the corporate leadership team where he has been acting as Senior Vice President, Operations in recent years. Richard has over 30 years of mining industry experience focussed on large-scale open pit mining operations and mineral processing. He has been instrumental in the development of the Florence Copper Project, including the successful permitting process and technical de-risking of the project. Richard will continue to have responsibility for all of Taseko’s operations and project development activities.
Terry Morris is a mining engineer with nearly 20 years of experience in mining operations management, mine planning, and regulatory compliance. Terry was most recently with Barrick Gold in mine management roles at Pueblo Viejo in the Dominican Republic, and the Turquoise Ridge and Phoenix mines in Nevada, USA. He previously held senior operating and management roles with Peabody Australia, Westmoreland Coal and Teck Resources.
Stuart McDonald, President and CEO of Taseko, commented, “These changes to our senior operating team provide additional management capacity to support our growth plan and strategy of becoming a North America focused, multi-asset copper producer. Our recent successful permitting and financing milestones are significant steps towards realizing the full value of our Florence Copper project, which is now transitioning into the construction phase, with commercial operations expected in 2025.”
For further information on Taseko, see the Company’s website at www.tasekomines.com or contact:
Brian Bergot, Vice President, Investor Relations – 778-373-4533 or toll free 1-877-441-4533
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