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Senior Vice President, Technical Services & Process Optimization
Mr. Wafforn joined Pan American in 2004 and is responsible for the technical aspects of the Company’s mines. He also acts as a Qualified Person for the company. Mr. Wafforn has led the technical evaluations for the La Colorada and the Dolores mine expansions; worked on the feasibility studies for the Alamo Dorado, Manantial Espejo and San Vicente mines; and worked on the evaluations of the Navidad project and the Dolores mine. He is also responsible for oversight of the Company’s safety programs. Mr. Wafforn has more than 24 years of experience in operations and mining engineering, primarily underground. Prior to joining Pan American Silver, he worked with Barrick Gold and its predecessor, Homestake, as Manager of Mine Engineering for Barrick’s global operations, providing engineering expertise to mines and projects around the world. Mr. Wafforn holds a B.Sc Mining Honours from the Camborne School of Mines in England and is registered as a P.Eng in British Columbia.