Endeavour Mining Corporation (TSE:EDV) (OTCMKTS:EDVMF) is bolstering its board with the addition of seasoned finance executive Sofia Bianchi.
Bianchi has over 30 years of experience in capital markets, including helping to establish the first African infrastructure fund focused on private sector projects.
The executive also founded Atlante Capital Partners, which invests in structurally undervalued businesses in emerging markets.
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“I am delighted to welcome Sofia as her extensive corporate finance and strategy expertise, notably in the African infrastructure, mining and materials sector, will further strengthen the board,” said Endeavour’s chairman Michael Beckett in a statement.
The addition of Bianchi is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to best practice governance and ensuring it has a diversified board that can support the company’s longer-term strategic goals, Beckett added.
Bianchi’s appointment brings Endeavour’s board to eight members.
Endeavour owns and operates four mines across Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso. The producer recently unveiled a 141% increase in the indicated resources at its greenfield exploration property Fetekro in Côte d’Ivoire.
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