Kumtor Operating Company is pleased to announce that on March 2, 2012, Michael Fischer was appointed President of the Kumtor Operating Company, where he had been working since March 2009 as Vice President, Operations. Robert Wunder, the retiring President is returning home to the United States of America.
Michael Fischer was born in New Zealand, and is a professional Mining Engineer. He has more than 30 years of mine operations management experience, covering gold and base metal mines in South Africa, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Chile.
Rodney Stuparyk has been appointed as Vice President, Operations, at the Kumtor Operating Company. He has been with the Company for more than 13 years managing Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment, Continuous Improvement, and was the Kumtor Mine Manager since 2009.
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