Tuesday, 29 November

Golden Star gets new EVP

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Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE American: GSS; TSX: GSC; GSE: GSR) has announced that Philipa Varris has been appointed Executive Vice-President, Head of Sustainability of Golden Star.

Varris currently holds the role of Vice-President, Corporate Responsibility with the Company and will join the executive team to be located in London, effective 1 January 2020.

Following health, safety, environment and communities (HSEC) leadership roles in Australia and Papua New Guinea, Varris has spent nine years in Golden Star's business units in Ghana and brings a wealth of institutional knowledge and specialist technical expertise to the executive team.

Mr Andrew Wray, Chief Executive Officer, commented: "Corporate responsibility and its component environment, social and governance (ESG) elements are critical to maintaining our social license and integral to the success of our business. Golden Star has been recognized as an industry leader in environmental and social responsibility and the appointment of Philipa to the executive team recognises the ongoing leadership and differentiation that Golden Star intends to make in this arena for enhanced value, risk management and sustainability. I look forward to Philipa's, and the wider corporate responsibility team's, support as we further develop our business."

Golden Star is an established gold mining company that owns and operates the Wassa and Prestea underground mines in Ghana, West Africa. Listed on the NYSE American, the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Ghana Stock Exchange, Golden Star is focused on delivering strong margins and free cash flow from its two high-grade underground mines. Gold production guidance for 2019 is 190,000 – 205,000 ounces at a cash operating cost per ounce of $800-$8501. As the winner of the PDAC 2018 Environmental and Social Responsibility Award, Golden Star is committed to leaving a positive and sustainable legacy in its areas of operation.


Source: Classfmonline.com