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Vice President, Human Resources
Mr. Avendano joined Pan American Silver in 2007, as Director, Human Resources, in Mexico. Before joining Pan American Silver, he spent over 25 years in important mining companies such as BHPB, CODELCO, Kinross Gold and Coeur. Mr. Avendano holds an engineering degree in Electronics (UTFSM), an MSc. In Industrial & Organizational Psychology (UDA-Fordham University) and an MBA (UCH-Tulane University). After 3 years in Mexico, he was promoted to Corporate Director, Human Resources, based in Vancouver. Since 2013, he was a senior consultant in HR issues, supporting the PASC operations in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Mexico, based in Chile. In 2019, he joined Pan American Silver Corp. again, in the position of VP, Human Resources.