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  • Mag Silver (MAG) appoints Tim Baker as a director
  • Baker has a B.Sc. in Geology from Edinburgh University
  • Prior to joining Kinross, he was with Placer Dome, where he held several key roles including Executive General Manager of Placer Dome Chile
  • Baker replaces Rick Clark, who has resigned as a member of the board
  • MAG Silver Corp. is a Canadian development and exploration company focused on becoming a top-tier primary silver mining company
  • MAG Silver Corp. (MAG) is up 7.00 per cent and is trading at C$16.06 at close.

MAG Silver Corp. (MAG) has appointed Tim Baker as a member of the Board of Directors.

Baker has a B.Sc. in Geology from Edinburgh University and has substantial experience in operating international mines and projects.

He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kinross Gold Corporation prior to retiring in 2010.

Prior to joining Kinross, he was with Placer Dome, where he held several key roles including Executive General Manager of Placer Dome Chile, Executive General Manager of Placer Dome Tanzania and Senior Vice President of the copper-producing CompaƱia Minera Zaldivar.

Baker is currently Chair of Golden Star Resources, a director of Sherritt International Corporation and serves on the Triple Flag Precious Metals Corp. Advisory Board.

Baker has previously been a director on the boards of Augusta Resources Corp., Antofagasta PLC, Eldorado Gold Corp., Rye Patch Gold and Pacific Rim Mining Corp. Baker is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

“We are very pleased that Tim has joined our board,” said Peter Barnes, Chairman of MAG.

“He brings a wealth of operational experience to MAG, which furthers our ability to enhance shareholder value as Juanicipio becomes a major silver producer,” added Barnes.

Baker replaces Rick Clark, who has resigned as a member of the Board so that he may focus his efforts on other professional duties.

MAG Silver Corp. is a Canadian development and exploration company focused on becoming a top-tier primary silver mining company by exploring and advancing high-grade, district-scale, silver-dominant projects in the Americas.

MAG Silver Corp. (MAG) is up 7.00 per cent and is trading at C$16.06 at close.

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