Challenger Gold (ASX: CEL) (“CEL” or the “Company”) is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Sonia Delgado as the new Director of the Company. This strategic appointment marks a significant step in the Company's commitment to sustainable and responsible mining practices.
Dr. Sonia Delgado, a distinguished professional with a rich background in both the legal and mining sectors, brings a wealth of experience to Challenger Gold. A graduate with honours in law and holding a Master’s degree in labour law, Dr. Delgado has been a prominent figure in the Argentinian legal and mining landscapes. Since 2004, she has successfully run her own law firm specializing in Argentinian Labour law.
Her illustrious career in the Argentinian public sector is marked by several key positions, including Assistant Office of the State Prosecutor of the Province of San Juan, Undersecretary of Planning and Promotion of Mining Development, and most recently, as the Secretary of Mining for the province of San Juan, Argentina. These roles have not only honed her expertise in mining and legal matters but have also underscored her commitment to sustainable mining practices.
Dr. Delgado's dedication to aligning mining operations with global standards and investor expectations is particularly noteworthy. Her extensive experience and deep understanding of environmentally responsible and socially sustainable practices will be invaluable to Challenger Gold. As the Company continues to evolve, her guidance will be instrumental in implementing production processes that are not only efficient but also mindful of environmental and social responsibilities.
Commenting on Sonia's appointment CEL's Executive Chairman, Sergio Rotondo said: "Dr. Sonia Delgado's appointment is a significant milestone for Challenger Gold. Her impressive track record in the mining industry has prepared her well for this new challenge. Her leadership in Argentina has been exemplary, and we are confident that she will bring the same level of expertise and insight to our operations. We are pleased to see the strategic direction and innovative solutions she will introduce to our board as we look to move towards production at Hualilan."
Challenger Gold Limited’s (ASX: CEL) aspiration is to become a globally significant gold producer. The Company is developing two complementary gold/copper projects in South America with the Company's flagship Hualilan Gold Project in San Juan, Argentina containing a Mineral Resource Estimate of 2.8 Moz AuEq.