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President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Steinmann joined Pan American’s Board of Directors in 2016 and is a member of the Health, Safety, Environment and Communities Committee and the Finance Committee. Mr. Steinmann has been with the Company in different roles since 2004. He was promoted to President in 2015 and named President and CEO in 2016. Mr. Steinmann has over 25 years of experience in the base and precious metals industry. He joined Pan American Silver Corp. after serving as Manager of Geology and Business Development for Glencore in South America. Mr. Steinmann holds a Ph.D. in Natural Science (Geology) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) a M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Zurich and a Degree in Corporate Finance from Escuela Superior de Administración y Negocios, Lima. Mr. Steinmann has extensive experience throughout South America in mine operations, project development and corporate M&A having participated in numerous mine construction projects from exploration and feasibility studies, through start-up and into continuous operation. He was involved in several capital market transactions including placements of equity and debt and played a pivotal role in the successful acquisition of Aquiline Resources Inc. (Navidad project) and Minefinders Corporation Ltd. (Dolores mine), as well as in numerous other exploration and business development initiatives.