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We have a recognized team of industry-leading professionals with a wealth of experience in exploration, project development, mining operations and corporate finance.

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Dave Howe

Vice President, Operations - North America

Mr. Howe joined Pan American Silver in 2019. He is a safety-oriented mining professional with more than 30 years of experience working in underground and open-pit mining operations throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean. His experience includes managing mine geology, regional and mine exploration and technical services, with the past 19 years directing and managing multiple mining and processing operations. He has worked in a variety of deposits including massive sulphide, skarns, narrow-vein, precious and base metal mines as well as limestone hosted bulk tonnage bauxite deposits. Mr. Howe previously held roles as: Vice President/Managing Director for Tahoe Resources Inc.’s Guatemala operations; Vice President and General Manager for Hecla Mining Company’s underground gold mines in Venezuela; General Manager, Jamaica with St. Ann Bauxite Ltd.; and Vice President/Country Manager for Endeavour Silver Corp.’s underground mines in Mexico. Mr. Howe is fluent in Spanish and holds a B.Sc. Honours degree in Geology as well as a M.Sc. MCSM Mining Geology degree from the Camborne School of Mines in England.