Dia Bras Appoints Ernesto Duran as CFO

Dia Bras Exploration, a Canadian exploration mining company, has appointed Ernesto Durán as chief financial officer (CFO), replacing Mark Shonnard who has tendered his resignation to pursue personal interests. Until recently, Durán was an independent financial, tax and management consultant.

Durán has a BSc in accounting (1979) from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico). From 1992 to 2008, he served as the corporate controller and officer of Grupo Mexico, and, from 1983 to 1992, he was controller of Mexicana de Cobre. For the period between 1999 and 2008, he also served as Americas Mining Corporation and Asarco’s controller and, from 1999 to 2000, as vice president for Southern Peru Copper Corporation, which was majority owned by Grupo Mexico.


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