- Fresnillo confirmed Wednesday the appointment of Mr Andre Sougarret Larroquete as Chief Operating Officer.

In his role, Mr Larroquete would oversee the safe and efficient running of the company's existing mines.

Mr Sougarret Larroquete brought with him a significant track record in the mining sector, the company said.

His most recent appointment was as Executive Vice President at the National Mining Company (ENAMI), an organisation responsible for the growth of the mining industry in Chile.

Prior to joining ENAMI, Mr Sougarret Larroquete held several positions at the Teniente Division of Codelco implementing best practice methods across the entire division.

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