Hudbay Minerals has announced the appointment of Peter Kukielski as their President and Chief Executive Officer. He had been serving as Interim President and CEO since last July.
Hudbay’s Board Chair Stephen A. Lang explains the Board completed a thoughtful and robust process and they believe Peter’s 30 plus years of mining industry leadership together with his admirable performance while serving in the CEO role on a interim basis make him the right choice to lead Hudbay.
Commenting on the appointment Kukielski noted Hudbay has a high quality portfolio of operating assets and growth opportunities and they are well positioned to continue to unlock value within their own portfolio. He praised their management team as being second to none in their ability to explore, develop and operate as well as in their strong relationships with the communities in which they operate. He adds they will continue to focus on being a leading base metals mining company to the benefit of all of their stakeholders.