CONCORD, NH, Nov. 14, 2011 /CNW/ - Jaguar Mining Inc. ("Jaguar" or the "Company") (TSX: JAG) (NYSE: JAG) today announced the appointment of John Andrews to its Board of
Directors. The term of his appointment is until the next Annual
General Meeting of the Company in May 2012.
"We are extremely pleased to have John join the Board," said Gary
German, Chairman of Jaguar's Board of Directors. "He possesses a
wealth of experience, a reputation for sound judgment, and strong
leadership skills that will strengthen our board and benefit both the
shareholders and management of Jaguar. We welcome him to the Board and
look forward to benefitting from his leadership and insight."
Andrews has more than 40 years of executive and mining operations
management experience in the precious and base metals industry in the
United States, Canada, South America and Africa. He is currently the
principal owner of Andrews PGM Consulting and previously served as
President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Stillwater Mining
Company. Andrews is a graduate of the Royal School of Mines, London
and a registered professional engineer in the Province of Ontario,
Andrews will serve as a member of the Environmental, Health and Safety
committee of the Jaguar Board. He is also currently serving as a
Director for Barplats Investments Limited and Eastern Platinum Limited.
Jaguar is a gold producer in Brazil with operations in a prolific
greenstone belt in the state of Minas Gerais. Jaguar is also engaged
in developing the Gurupi Project in the state of Maranhão. Based on
its development plans, Jaguar is one of the fastest growing gold
producers in Brazil. The Company is actively exploring and developing
additional mineral resources at its approximate 256,300-hectare land
base in Brazil. Additional information is available on the Company's
website at www.jaguarmining.com.
SOURCE Jaguar Mining Inc.
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