San Gold Corporation has appointed Ian Berzins as the company’s president and chief executive officer.
Berzins, the former chief operating officer, replaces George Pirie, who served as president and CEO since December, 2010.
Berzins joined San Gold in May 2008 as COO. He is a mining engineer with 30 years of experience in the mining industry having worked in gold, oil sands, coal and base metals. He previously held senior management positions with Sherwood Copper, Albian Sands and Suncor Energy and served as General Manager of several gold mines including Harmony Gold (Canada) Limited, Echo Bay Mining (Lupin Operations) and Miramar Con Mine.