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Pretivm appoints new President and CEO

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Pretivm Resources Inc. has recently announced that the Board has appointed Jacques Perron as President and CEO, effective 27 April 2020.

Perron’s career of more than 35 years in the global mining industry has included extensive technical and operational experience. Most recently Perron was President, CEO and Director of Thompson Creek Metals Co. Inc. until it was acquired by Centerra Gold Inc in 2016. He joined Thompson Creek as CEO in 2013 and took on the additional role of President in 2014.

Among his previous senior executive positions in mining, he was President and CEO of St. Andrew Goldfields (2007-2013), Senior Vice President of Iamgold (2006-2007) and Senior Vice President Canada of Cambior Inc. (2004-2006).

Perron has been a director of the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation since 2007. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. He succeeds Joseph Ovsenek, who was Pretivm’s President and CEO since 2017, President since 2015 and Executive Vice-President and Chief Development Officer from 2011 to 2015.

“The Board thanks Joe for his commitment to Pretivm’s success as the Brucejack Mine advanced from discovery through development and financing and into profitable operations,” said Board Chair, Richard O’Brien. “We welcome Jacques and look forward to working with him as he brings his operational experience and professional insights to drive the continued success of Pretivm.”

“I am excited to be joining the team at Pretivm,” stated Perron. “l look forward to the significant opportunities we have as we continue to improve operational performance at Brucejack, advance the exploration potential at the company’s properties and create value for all our stakeholders and shareholders.”

Pretivm’s Board of Directors intends to appoint Perron as a director following the company’s annual general meeting of shareholders, effective 1 May 2020.

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