Jes,s Rico Aguilera
as General Manager of the Topia Mine
in Durango Mexico.
Rico started his career in Topia in 1976 as a Shift Boss, then worked his way up through Pe,oles at ten different mines, to the position of General Manager.
At all of these locations, he
made significant contributions to increased production, improved safety, lower unit costs and better employee relations.
In 1985 he
returned to Topia
for a four-month interval where he
was instrumental in increasing reserves from 5 months to 3 years.
Ing. Rico has extensive experience in all aspects of underground mining and milling of high grade silver-lead-zinc deposits in Mexico and, more specifically, has an intimate knowledge of the multiple veins at Topia
eagerness to return to Topia
as Great Panther resumes mining operations there is a testament to the potential of the district.
The addition of Ing.
and Mr. Karelse to Great Panther's
technical team is an important step towards the Company's goal of becoming one of the leading exploration and development companies in Mexico.