TSX: SIL | NYSE American: SILV
VANCOUVER, BC, July 14,
2022 /CNW/ - SilverCrest Metals Inc. ("SilverCrest" or
the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms.
Anna Ladd-Kruger to the Company's
Board of Directors (the "Board"), effective immediately. Ms.
Ladd-Kruger brings a strong financial background and extensive
mining industry experience from her more than 20-year career.
N. Eric Fier, CEO commented, "We
are excited to welcome Ms. Ladd-Kruger to the SilverCrest Board of
Directors. As we continue to advance the Las Chispas Mine to
commercial production, Ms. Ladd-Kruger's skill set and experience
leading companies through various phases of development, including
the transition to production, will be a valuable asset to the
Throughout her career, Ms. Ladd-Kruger has held key executive
positions at several Canadian publicly listed mining companies,
including roles supporting the transition from exploration to
production and raising substantial debt and equity. Most recently,
Ms. Ladd-Kruger was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of McEwen
Mining Inc. where she was brought in to lead financial and
operational turnaround strategies and was key to the McEwen Copper
Asset spin-out, including serving as its CFO and director. Ms.
Ladd-Kruger was previously the CFO of Trevali Mining Corporation,
an international base metals mining company where she was part of
the original executive management team that grew the company from a
junior exploration company into a mid-tier global base metal
producer. Ms. Ladd-Kruger previously served as the CFO and VP
Corporate Development for a number of mining companies and began
her career working at Vale S.A.'s Thompson and Sudbury Canadian operations
before joining Kinross Gold Corporation as their North American
Ms. Ladd-Kruger currently serves as a director for Nova Minerals
(Chair), Integra Resources (Audit Chair), and Excellon Resources
Inc. (until July 31, 2022). She is a
Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA), holds the Canadian
Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D), a Master's in
Economics from Queen's University and a Bachelor of Commerce from
the University of British Columbia.
ABOUT SILVERCREST METALS
SilverCrest is a Canadian precious metals exploration and
development company headquartered in Vancouver, BC, that is focused on new
discoveries, value-added acquisitions and near-term production in
Mexico's historic precious metal
districts. The Company's top priority is on the high-grade,
historic Las Chispas mining district in Sonora, Mexico, where it has completed
construction of its Las Chispas Mine and is proceeding with
commissioning. SilverCrest is the first company to successfully
drill-test the historic Las Chispas Property resulting in numerous
high-grade precious metal discoveries. The Company is led by a
proven management team in all aspects of the precious metal mining
sector, including taking projects through discovery, finance, on
time and on budget construction, and production.
N. Eric Fier, CPG,
Chief Executive Officer
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