Anaconda Mining, a Canadian gold mining and exploration company, has appointed J Errol Farr, certified management accountant (CMA), as chief financial officer (CFO). Farr is the former president and chief executive officer (CEO), and former CFO of Adex Mining, where he led the development plans of the Mount Pleasant mine site in New Brunswick, Canada.
Errol is also the former CFO of MagIndustries, where he participated in the development of its potash project and led the development of its forestry assets including the construction of its wood chipping mill in the port city of Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo. He is a CMA and has been a senior executive or director of several other junior mining companies for the past 15 years. Farr brings extensive financial, management and operational experience to the company.
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