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Luis Chavez

Luis Chavez, B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Mineral Economics), Senior Vice President, Mexico

Luis Chavez has over 35 years of experience in the global mining industry. Dr. Chavez is Senior Vice President, Mexico and has served in that capacity since 2015, when he held a similar position with AuRico Gold since 2007. Previously, he served as Energy and Mines Director, Coahuila State from 2001 to 2006, and was also General Director of the Mexican Geological Survey from 1994 to 2000. Dr. Chavez is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Mines and former President of the Mexican Mining Association (1996). He holds a PhD in Mineral Economics (1982) from the University of Arizona, a Master of Science degree in Geology (1978) from Penn State University, and a Business Administration degree (1989) from the Pan-American Business Institute in Monterrey, Mexico.