Taseko Mines says chief executive and chief operating officers to retire

VANCOUVER — Taseko Mines Ltd, says chief executive Russell Hallbauer and chief operating officer John McManus will retire at the end of the month.

The company says Hallbauer will remain a director of the company, while Taseko president Stuart McDonald will add the role of chief executive.

McDonald joined Taseko as chief financial officer in 2013 and was appointed president in June 2019.

Before joining Taseko, McDonald held a number of senior jobs in the mining industry including chief financial officer at Quadra FNX Mining Ltd.

Taseko also announced that Richard Tremblay will be promoted to senior vice-president, operations, and Richard Weymark has been appointed vice-president, engineering.

Based in Vancouver, Taseko operates the Gibraltar copper mine in south-central British Columbia.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 18, 2021.

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