VANCOUVER, BC, - Trevali Mining Corporation ("Trevali" or the "Company") announces the appointment of David Schummer as Chief Operating Officer effective August 30th, 2021.
Dave is a proven executive leader of large-scale mining companies with three decades of mining experience working in the U.S., Canada, Peru, Indonesia, West Africa, and the Middle East, where he has held operational roles with increasing levels of responsibility throughout his career. Dave has held the role of Senior Vice President at Ma'aden Gold and Base Metals, Chief Operating Officer at Newgold and spent 22 years with Newmont Mining Corporation. While at Newmont, Dave progressively moved into more senior roles, ultimately becoming the Senior Vice President, Africa. Prior to his time in Africa, Dave was Newmont's Vice President of North American Operations, where he led a group of eight operating mines, including both open pit and underground operations, which collectively produced approximately two million ounces of gold annually. Dave holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in finance from Regis University in the United States.
Ricus Grimbeek, President & CEO of Trevali stated, "Dave's extensive global experience both as a corporate executive and a mine operator, with a focus on asset optimization and strong cost performance, will be a great asset to Trevali. His deep knowledge of mining processes and technology with decades of hands-on global mining experience and a progressive approach to mining placing a high priority on safety, sustainability and responsibility, is an excellent addition to the Trevali team. I am confident that Dave is the right Chief Operating Officer to focus on operational optimization to grow production and enhance value for all our stakeholders."