Sector Expert: Bob Archer
Bob Archer is a cofounder of Great Panther Silver Ltd. and as CEO and a director, he is responsible for the development of the strategic direction of Great Panther Silver. Archer has more than 35 years of experience working for mining companies throughout North America, including Newmont Exploration of Canada Ltd., Rio Algom Exploration Inc., Placer Dome Canada Ltd. and Noranda Exploration Inc. He spent 8 years in senior management roles with companies in the junior sector prior to founding Great Panther.
With the closing of the Coricancha acquisition, Great Panther expands its operations into Peru. In this interview with The Gold Report, CEO Robert Archer discusses the plans for operating Coricancha, the company's growth strategy and his decision to step down as CEO.
Great Panther Silver's modus operandi is to buy a past-producing mine, get it up and running as quickly as possible, and use the cash flow to fund more acquisitions, says CEO Bob Archer in this interview with The Gold Report. Having succeeded in Mexico with Guanajuato and Topia, the company is now taking on Coricancha in Peru.
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