George Bee

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"Mr. Bee has an extensive career operating and developing world-class gold mining projects, most recently in Latin America. He currently serves as President, CEO and Director of Andina Minerals Inc. and serves on the Board of Directors of Peregrine Metals, which is in the final stages of being acquired by Stillwater Mining Company. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer at Aurelian Resources, Inc. where he was primarily responsible for the development of the Fruta del Norte Project in Ecuador. Prior to that Mr. Bee was Director, Technical Projects for Barrick Gold Corporation. During his 16-year career at Barrick he was responsible for a number of operating and development projects. In 1998, he worked as Operations Manager to bring together the operating team and work to finalize the construction and commence operations at the Pierina gold mine in Peru culminating in his oversight of the first full year of production of over 800,000 oz AU. He left in 2000 for the Pascua Lama project in Chile before moving in 2002 to the Veladero mine where he was responsible for leading the team that took the Veladero mine from advanced exploration through feasibility, permitting and into production. Veladero was the first major mine investment to be made in Argentina's San Juan province and one of the first investments in Argentina after the financial crisis of 2001-2002. Mr. Bee is a graduate of the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, United Kingdom." [1]

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  1. Sandspring Resources Board, organizational web page, accessed October 20, 2012.