Corporate Governance - Biography
|Gary A. Loving|
Gary A. Loving has over 35 years of experience as a mining company executive and manager. He has been responsible for mining projects and operations at Homestake Mining Company, Phelps Dodge Corporation and Frontera Copper Corporation. Most recently, Mr. Loving served as President, CEO and Director of Frontera Copper from February 2005 to October 2007. Prior to his positions at Frontera, he served as Senior Vice President of South American Operations for Phelps Dodge, where he was responsible for operations at Candelaria, El Abra and Ojos del Salado in Chile, and Cerro Verde in Peru. His experience includes both surface and underground, base and precious metal operations. Mr. Loving's experience includes the development of new, copper mining and processing projects such as the Candelaria project in Chile from October 1994 through November of 1997 and the Piedras Verdes project in Mexico. Mr. Loving earned a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona and has completed Executive Management programs at both Stanford and Dartmouth Universities.