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Bear Creek Mining appoints new Vice President of Project Development

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Bear Creek Mining Corp. (Bear Creek) has appointed Eric Caba as Vice President of Project Development at the company, which became effective on 15 March 2018. Caba has been engaged on a full-time basis at the company’s offices in Lima, Peru.

According to Bear Creek, Caba has over 25 years’ experience in the mining industry across the Americas and Europe. 

Most recently, he served as the Vice President, South America Business Unit for Hudbay Minerals Inc. where he was intimately involved in development of the business unit and the construction of the Constancia mine in Peru. Starting his career as Operational Readiness Manager before moving to Director of Operations and then Vice President, Eric played an important role in the design and development of the business processes and operational preparations, focusing on business relationships, productivity, efficiency and cost control, and coordinated implementation of these processes and preparations through all levels and stages of the Constancia mine construction.

Prior to his tenure at Hudbay in Peru, Eric held operations management positions at a variety of global base metal, precious metal and industrial mineral operations.



The company’s Board of Directors has authorised and approved a grant of 400 000 incentive stock options (the Stock Options) to Caba under its incentive stock option plan (the Stock Option Plan). The Stock Options have an expiry date of 16 March 2028 and will vest periodically, in accordance with the Stock Option Plan, upon the achievement of certain corporate milestones.


President and CEO of Bear Creek, Tony Hawkshaw, remarked: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Eric Caba to the company. Eric is a highly regarded mining executive with a track record of delivering excellent results in mine development and operations, with special accomplishments in the Peruvian market. He will be an integral member of the team developing our Corani deposit.”

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