TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sep 25, 2013) - Lundin Mining Corporation (LUN.TO)(OMX:LUMI) ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") is pleased to welcome and announce the appointment of Mr. Peter C. Jones to the Company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Jones has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, including work in Europe, Africa, North and South America, Australia and Asia. Mr. Jones served as Interim President and CEO of IAMGOLD Corp., President and Chief Operating Officer of Inco Ltd., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Co.
Lukas Lundin, Chairman of Lundin Mining, commented, "We are very pleased to welcome Peter Jones to the Board and look forward to working closely with him. His extensive experience in both operational and strategic capacities in the base metals sector provides a valuable addition to our Board."
About Lundin Mining
Lundin Mining is a diversified base metals mining company with operations and projects in Portugal, Sweden, Spain and the U.S.A. producing copper, zinc, lead and nickel. In addition, Lundin Mining holds a 24% equity stake in the world-class Tenke Fungurume copper/cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in the Freeport Cobalt Oy business, which includes a cobalt refinery located in Kokkola, Finland.
On Behalf of the Board,
Paul Conibear, CEO