EMED Mining appoints Isaac Querub as CEO
Mr. Querub has also been appointed as a Vice President of EMED's subsidiary, EMED Tartessus. Mr. Querub previously ran a number of businesses in Spain and from 1990 to 2003 was the Managing Director of Glencore Spain.
Mr. Querub is currently a director or partner of Incogas SA, Iberiapremium SGPS, Moka Consulting SA, Consejos y Estrategias Técnicas y Empresariales SL, Bluequest Resources AG, Unimot Express, Canarias Exchange SL, Patrimonial IQ Mas EB SL, Deremy Inversiones SL and Andria Inversiones Immobiliarias SA (administrators appointed). He was also a director of Four Innovation SL and a director of Andria Inversiones Immobiliarias SA, a Spanish real estate development company.
Mr. Querub is a graduate from Instituto Católico de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ICADE)/Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, Madrid, with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, and a Master's degree in Law, and has worked for many years in the metals and mining business.
The company also announced that it has appointed Alberto Arsenio Lavandeira Adán as Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary, EMED Tartessus and a director and Chief Operating Officer of EMED, effective April 14, 2014.
Mr. Lavandeira brings an experience of more than 35 years operating and developing mining projects. During the last 6.5 years he has been a Director of Samref Overseas S.A., representing the company's interests in the JV that developed the copper cobalt Mutanda Mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Prior to this Mr. Lavandeira worked for Canadian and Amex listed Rio Narcea Gold Mines Ltd from 1995 to 2007, where he was at different stages, COO, President, CEO, Director, and also for an interim period CFO. Prior to his Rio Narcea experience he worked in different positions within Spanish mining subsidiaries of Rio Tinto, Anglo American and Cominco. He is also currently a director of Focus Africa SL, Geonor SL and LobosStylelife SL. ■