Allied Nevada Gold has hired Steven Jones as executive vice president (EVP) and chief financial officer (CFO). In addition to leading the company’s financial functions, Jones will be integral to building the financial requirements, finalising concentrate marketing schemes and positioning the company for the next phase of development as its builds the US$1.2bn capital expansion at Hycroft.
Most recently Jones was president, CFO and ddirector of EPM Mining Ventures. Prior to that, he was senior vice president (SVP) and CFO for Katanga Mining, where he raised approximately US$300m through various debt financing instruments and managed the concentrate marketing group.
Other previous roles include Riverway Petroleum Partners and El Paso Corporation in the oil and gas sector, and Freeport McMoran where he held various positions with responsibilities ranging from marketing concentrates to leading the financial group through acquisitions and raising capital. Jones holds his BBA in Finance and is a certified public accountant (CPA).
Following an integration period, Hal Kirby, Jones’ predecessor, will take an extended leave of absence to focus on personal pursuits.
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