Sylvain Lessard

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General Manager, Mining Operations

Sylvain Lessard has more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry, progressing through more demanding roles in all aspects of open pit and underground mining operations.

Mr. Lessard prior to his appointment, held various engineering and managerial role including General Manager (Mt-Wright and Fire Lake Mine) at Arcelor Mittal, General Manager (Fabie Mine) at First Metal, Mining Superintendent (Bloom Lake Mine) at Cliffs and Project Manager (IOC’s Expansion) at Kiewit. Earlier in his career, he worked as a blasting specialist in a variety of mining operation (Gold, Copper, Zinc and Diamond). Sylvain is a mining engineer, graduated from Ecole Polytechnique of the University of Montreal.