Mr. Paspalas joined MAG October 2013. Formerly Mr. Paspalas was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aurizon Mines; Chief Operating Officer, Silver Standard Resources Inc., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Placer Dome Africa among many operational and project development roles with Placer Dome. During his career, Mr. Paspalas has been responsible for constructing and operating complex open pit and underground mines in South Africa, Tanzania, Australia, South America and Canada.
Mr. Paspalas earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) degree with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1984. Mr. Paspalas is also an independent Director of Pretivm Resources Inc. Mr. Paspalas is also an CGIC / ICSA Accredited Director.