Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY) appointed Mr. Ian R. Holl to the newly created position of Vice-President Processing. Mr. Holl has more than 22 years of experience in all aspects of construction, commissioning and operation of diamond processing plants, having been a part of the Jwaneng Mine in Botswana, De Beers, and DRA Americas Ltd.
As quoted in the press release:
Mr. Holl is a professional metallurgical engineer with more than 22 years of experience in all aspects of construction, commissioning and operation of diamond processing plants. As Vice President, Processing, he will be directly responsible for overseeing all ore processing and diamond recovery activities at the Renard Diamond Project. Between 1996 and 2012, Mr. Holl held successively senior positions with De Beers, including Process Manager at De Beers Canada Inc.’s Snap Lake Mine in the Northwest Territories and Process and Maintenance Manager for the Victor Mine in northern Ontario. Between 2011 and 2012, Mr. Holl served as Senior Manager, Ore Processing, at the Jwaneng Mine in Botswana, the world’s largest diamond mine. Immediately prior to joining Stornoway, Mr. Holl held the position of General Manager, Operations for DRA Americas Ltd. in Toronto, under contract for the development of the Labrador Iron Mines project near Schefferville, Québec. Mr. Holl is a graduate of the Witwatersrand College, South Africa (1995).