Mr. Steinmann joined Pan American’s Board of Directors in 2016 and is a member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Communities Committee and the Finance Committee. Mr. Steinmann has been with the Company in different roles since 2004. He was promoted to President in 2015 and named President and CEO in 2016. Mr. Steinmann has over 25 years of experience in the base and precious metals industry. He holds a Ph.D. in Natural Science (Geology) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), a M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Zurich, and a Degree in Corporate Finance from Escuela Superior de Administración y Negocios, Lima. Mr. Steinmann has extensive experience throughout South America in mine operations and project development, having participated in numerous mine construction projects from exploration and feasibility studies, through start-up and into continuous operation. He is also experienced in corporate M&A and has been involved in many capital market transactions, including placements of equity and debt, as well as numerous other exploration and business development initiatives. Mr. Steinmann is currently the President of the Silver Institute, a non-profit international industry association that aims to increase public understanding of the many uses and values of silver.
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