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Executive Team

Barry Murphy, Pr Eng

Vice President, Engineering

Barry Murphy is an accomplished mining executive with more than 25 years of operational and project development experience in the mining and metals industry across three continents. He started his career with Anglo American in South Africa and during his 22 year tenure with the company, punctuated by a period with engineering consultancy, Hatch, he held progressively more senior roles until departing Anglo as the Vice President Projects for the Copper Division based in Santiago, Chile. His most recent appointment prior to joining Torex Gold was as Senior Vice President Technical Services & Projects for Yamana Gold in Toronto, Canada where he was responsible for major project development and technical support for the organisation.

Mr. Murphy graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, he holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of South Africa and is an accredited Professional Engineer with the Engineering Counsel of South Africa.

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