Bear Creek Mining Corp. (Bear Creek) has appointed Paul Tweddle as Chief Financial Officer of the company. This appointment will become effective from 1st March 2018, by which point Tweddle will be engaged on a full-time basis at the company’s offices in Lima, Peru.
According to Bear Creek, Tweddle will bring extensive knowledge and experience from various sectors of the mining and metals industry.He meaningfully contributed to the growth of Rio Alto Mining as its Vice President of Finance and Commercial from the La Arena mine construction stage through 2015, where he also played a key role in the Shahuindo mine acquisition and financing.
Prior to working in the mining sector, Paul was the Global Macro Strategist at Dunheath Capital, a macro hedge fund specialising in commodities with a metals focus. He has also worked as a physical base and precious metals trader, a risk manager at a copper semi manufacturer, and a trader of futures and options on both precious and base metals.
Most recently he served as Chief Financial Officer for Oben Holding Group, a leading global flexible packaging manufacturer with operations in six countries, US$350 million in annual sales, and 1800 employees.
Tweddle holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington, with a major in Accounting and Finance.
President and CEO of Bear Creek, Tony Hawkshaw, stated: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Paul Tweddle to the company. Paul is an accomplished and experienced financial expert and will be an integral member of our senior management team as Corani progresses. We sincerely thank Mr. Steven Krause for the dedication and professionalism he brought to the role of CFO since 2012, and we look forward to Steven’s ongoing support as an advisor to management and the board.”