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Country Manager, Canada
Mr. Bernier joined Pan American Silver in 2019. He is a seasoned mining professional with nearly 25 years of experience in Mine Engineering, Operations, Project Management and Leadership roles. Prior to joining Pan American Silver, Mr. Bernier was the Country Manager, Canada, for Lake Shore Gold, having held progressively senior roles with the company, including as Project Manager for the internally executed Shaft Sinking Project at the Bell Creek Mine. Mr. Bernier has worked in three of the largest mining camps in Ontario, gaining valuable experience at Timmins, Sudbury and Red Lake with Placer Dome, Falconbridge, FNX Mining Company and Rubicon Minerals. Prior to Lake Shore Gold, he was the General Manger for the Canadian operations of Dumas Contracting Limited where he oversaw various projects as well as the Timmins administrative and maintenance facility groups. Mr. Bernier is a Civil Technologist graduate of Northern College in Porcupine, Ontario.