ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, July 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aura Minerals Inc. (TSX: ORA, B3: AURA33) (“Will have“or the”Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Pedro Joao Zahran Turqueto to its Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective July 25, 2022.
Mr. Turqueto is currently Vice President of Copa Energia and leads the operations and strategy of the largest LPG distributor in Latin America. He is also in charge of the strategy of Rede Matogrossense de Comunicação, a media group that operates television channels, radio stations and websites in the Brazilian Middle East. Mr. Turqueto holds a Bachelor of Laws from PUC-SP and an MBA from Columbia School of Business in New York.
Previously, Mr. Philip Reade left the Board. The Company would like to thank him for his contributions and support since 2017 and wishes him the best in his future endeavours.
Mr. Rodrigo Barbosa, President and CEO, said, “On behalf of the entire Aura team, I would like to thank Mr. Reade for his contributions during the first 5 years of our transformation as we undergone remarkable changes in our strategy and culture. I would also like to welcome Mr. Turqueto, who brings deep knowledge of operating in Brazil and Latam, as well as strategic skills to complement our existing Board of Directors and support high-growth businesses such as Will have.
About Aura 360° Mining
Aura focuses on mining in comprehensive terms – thinking holistically about how its business impacts and benefits each of our stakeholders: our company, our shareholders, our employees, and the countries and communities we serve. This is what we call 360° mining.
Aura is a mid-tier gold and copper producing company focused on developing and operating gold and base metal projects in the Americas. The Company’s producing assets include the San Andres gold mine in Honduras, the Ernesto/Pau-a-Pique gold mine in Brazil and the Aranzazu copper-gold-silver mine in Mexico. In addition, the Company has two additional gold projects in Brazil, Almas and Matupá, a gold project in Colombia, Tolda Fria and the Gold Road mine in Arizona, United States, currently in the care and maintenance phase.
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