JAG - TSX/NYSE
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Dec. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Jaguar Mining Inc.
("Jaguar" or "the Company") (TSX: JAG) (NYSE: JAG) today announced that Douglas Willock will be appointed as the Company's
Chief Financial Officer in January 2013 following the resignation of
James Roller who is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities.
Mr. Willock, who was born in Brazil, has over 30 years of experience in
corporate finance with leading Canadian and international investment
banks, as well as managing junior resource companies. Most recently he
served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of
Polar Star Mining Corporation and is currently a Director and Chair of
the Audit Committee for Orestone Mining Corp. Mr. Willock holds a
Master of Business Administration degree with a major in finance from
the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University and a Bachelor
of Arts (History) degree from the University of British Columbia. He
attended the Beijing Language Institute on a joint Government of Canada
and China scholarship from 1976 to 1977.
Commenting on Mr. Willock's appointment, David Petroff, Jaguar's
President and CEO stated, "We are very pleased and fortunate to have
Doug step in to fill this important role at this critical time for
Jaguar. In addition to his extensive knowledge, experience and
relationships in corporate finance, Doug brings to the Company a 'can
do' attitude and leadership style that I am certain will be highly
valuable to our organization. We welcome him to the Company and to the
"We also want to express our thanks to Jim for his many valuable
contributions to Jaguar," Petroff said. "He has been a key member of
the management team for many years and played an important role in the
Company's growth and expansion. His leadership and constancy will be
missed. We wish Jim the very best in his future endeavors."
About Jaguar Mining
Jaguar is a junior gold producer in Brazil with operations in a prolific
greenstone belt in the state of Minas Gerais and owns the Gurupi
Project in Northern Brazil in the state of Maranhão. The Company also
owns additional mineral resources at its approximate 210,000-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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