Minera Andes, an exploration company, has announced that Henry John, chief financial officer (CFO), will retire effective 5 April 2010. In addition, Perry Ing has been appointed vice president, finance and will be appointed interim CFO. John will continue working with Minera Andes as a consultant to ensure a smooth accounting and finance team transition.
Ing holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and is a chartered accountant in Ontario, certified public accountant (CPA) in the US and chartered financial analyst (CFA). He brings extensive financial management and reporting experience in the mining sector having served as CFO of US Gold Corporation since March 2008. He previously served as corporate controller for Goldcorp and as a consultant to Barrick Gold.
Ing also spent six years at the mining practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where his responsibilities included managing the audits of large international mining companies as well as a variety of junior mining companies. Perry will retain his role at US Gold concurrent with his appointment to Minera Andes.
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