K92 Mining Announces Executive Promotions of David Medilek to President and Warren Uyen to Chief Operating Officer

K92 Mining announced the promotions of David Medilek to the position of President and Warren Uyen to the position of Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Medilek is a mining professional with over 15 years of mining capital markets, corporate strategy and technical operating experience. He has served as the Company’s Vice President Business Development and Investor Relations for over three years. Previously, Mr. Medilek was an equity research analyst covering precious metals companies, with Macquarie Group Limited; a mining investment banker with Cormark Securities Inc.; and a mining engineer with Barrick Gold Corporation in Western Australia. Mr. Medilek holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining Engineering with Distinction from the University of British Columbia, a Professional Engineer designation in the Province of British Columbia, and is a CFA® charterholder*.

Mr. Uyen is a Mining Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry in Australia and Asia. He previously served as K92’s Senior Vice President Operations for over four years. Mr. Uyen joined K92 from the Australian mining contractor, MacMahon Holdings Limited, where he was Executive General Manager of Underground Operations. Prior to this, Mr. Uyen, spent almost five years as General Manager of Eldorado Gold’s White Mountain Gold Mine in the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Uyen holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining Engineering from the Western Australia School of Mines and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland.

John Lewins, K92 Chief Executive Officer and Director, stated, “Over the last few years, David and Warren have made significant contributions to the success of the Company. Their hard work, dedication and resourcefulness, together with their individual potential and capacity to take on expanded roles to continue to drive the future development of our Company, combined to make a compelling rationale for their respective promotions. Congratulations David and Warren – we look forward to your continued contributions to the business, as K92 unlocks Kainantu’s incredible potential.”

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Image caption: (Left) David Medilek, President and (Right) Warren Uyen, Chief Operating Officer