DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Gatos Silver, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: GATO) (“Gatos Silver” or the “Company”) announces with great sadness that Mr. Igor Levental, independent non-executive director of the , passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on June 10, 2022. Mr. Levental had served as a director of the Company since 2019 and, over the past three years, brought his unique perspective and shared his intimate knowledge of the mining industry to the board of directors. administration of Gatos Silver and its committees.
His distinguished international mining career spanned more than 30 years, where he held numerous board and executive positions early in his career with major mining companies such as Homestake Mining Company and International Corona Corporation. At the time of his death, Mr. Levental was also chairman of The Electrum Group and a director of Novagold Resources.
In addition to his contributions to the company as a director, Igor was a cherished and deeply respected friend and colleague to many at Gatos Silver. On behalf of the Board, Chair Janice Stairs said, “Igor has served the Board with unwavering dedication. His business acumen as well as his creative thinking and passion for excellence will be sorely missed.
The Board of Directors joins everyone at Gatos Silver in recognizing the late Mr. Levental for his invaluable contribution to the company during his tenure and expresses its deepest condolences to his family.
About Gatos Silver
Gatos Silver is a silver-focused exploration, development and production company that has discovered a new silver and zinc-rich mineral district in the southern state of Chihuahua, Mexico. As a 70% owner of LGJV, the Company is primarily focused on the operation of the mine and ore processing plant of LGJV’s CLG deposit, which began production in 2019. More than 85 % of the total mineral rights package of approximately 103,087 hectares have yet to be drilled, representing a highly prospective and under-explored district with numerous epithermal silver-zinc-lead mineralized zones identified as priority targets.
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