The HGM leadership Team is one of the most highly skilled in the industry – they have a combined 300 years of successfully discovering, developing, operating and reclaiming approximately 100 mines in various parts of the world.
OceanaGold Chief Operating Officer Americas
David Londono brings over 30 years of valuable mining industry experience to OceanaGold. Before accepting the role of Executive General Manager at Haile Gold Mine, David served in managerial roles for mines in North America, South America, and Africa where he focused on efficiency, growth, and profitability. In July 2022, David joined OceanaGold's Executive Leadership team when promoted to Chief Operating Officer Americas.
Underground Projects Director
Sean Pearce has over 30 years of underground mining experience managing underground operations in Australia and the Philippines and is responsible for all Capital Project Development at the Haile Gold Mine. Mr. Pearce joined OceanaGold in 2016 and has a strong track record of successfully managing and developing new underground projects. Mr. Pearce has a Bachelor of Mining Engineering qualification and a Masters in Accountancy.
Emily was promoted to Mine Manager in June 2023 and is OceanaGold's first female Mine Manager. She joined Haile Gold Mine in 2019 as a long-term mine engineer. She was promoted to Engineer Superintendent in June 2021, where she was responsible for the life of mine plan, short and long-term mine plans, and geotechnical monitoring. Emily was fundamental in the execution of the mine plans and led Haile to overperform the market guidance. Before joining Haile, she was a Senior Mine Engineer for short-range mine planning at Cripple Creek Gold Mine in Colorado and Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah. She also worked in Mongolia for Rio Tinto copper and coal mines.
Nick Riggins joined Haile Gold Mine in November 2021 with over 10 years experience in coal and metal mining. He most recently served as Environmental Compliance Manager for Arch Coal, Inc. where he excelled in environmental awareness and environmental auditing. Riggins led a subsidiary of Arch called Vindex, which had numerous environmental problems prior to 2012. Under his leadership, Vindex erased multiple issues and improved operations to become one of Arch’s most award-winning sites. Vindex was twice recognized with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Greenlands Award. Riggins earned a B.S. in Biology in 2002 from West Virginia University.
Manager - Safety and Continuous Improvement
Craig joined Haile in June 2023 and is responsible for safety, occupational health, security, and continuous improvement at the operation. Prior to joining Haile Gold Mine, he was the Director of Safety at Turner Mining Group,
responsible for building and overseeing the company’s safety program and all safety activities
across the United States. He was previously employed at Haile Gold Mine as a General
Foreman and Safety Advisor. Craig has held different roles in the mining industry, including
Mine Operations Superintendent and Senior Safety Coordinator, with Newmont and
AngloGold Ashanti at the Cripple Creek operation.
Jeremy Rozelle has worked in both operations and consulting during his career. Prior to joining OceanaGold, he worked with a Nevada-based consulting firm on process plant engineering and construction. During this time, he has worked on various components of process plant design, construction, and operations in 8 countries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. After graduating, he worked with Hecla Mining at the Lucky Friday mine.
Technical Services Manager
Joseph “Joe” Lounsbery has more than 20 years of experience in the mining industry, serving operational teams in both the United States and Canada. An engineer by trade, Mr. Lounsbery has leveraged his background to provide technical data analysis, planning and leadership support across large operational departments. Mr. Lounsbery joined OceanaGold in 2019. He has a B.S. in Mining Engineering with a minor in Economics from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
Mine Maintenance Manager
Burton was promoted to Mine Maintenance Manager in June 2023 and has over 20 years of experience in maintenance management, mainly with the United States Army. During this time, he developed and optimized global operational maintenance strategies, established effective predictive maintenance programs, and established reliability-centered maintenance programs. He was also integral in setting cost-reduction programs while increasing operational equipment effectiveness. Burton has been with Haile since 2021. He was originally hired as Supply Chain Superintendent.
For more than 18 years, Kalend Muteb has provided strategic financial analysis and business planning advice to leaders across the mining industry and optimized business processes in large operations. Muteb’s experience includes serving mining organizations across four continents. Fluent in French and English, Muteb holds a Master’s in Finance degree from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
People & Culture Manager
Glenda Parkman is responsible for all phases of our HGM recruiting strategies, as well as employee relations, training, employee benefits, coaching, compliance with laws, and the administration of employee policies and procedures. Ms. Parkman joined Haile in 2010 after an impressive 29+ year career with the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. She earned a B.S. in Human Resource Management and Master in Business Administration from Limestone College.
Project Manager - Mine Operations
Ed Rosol has over 25 years of experience on various construction-related sites, managing projects as well as operations in Mining, Oil, and Gas industries. Prior to joining OceanaGold in March 2022, he worked primarily as an expatriate oversees for international and multinational companies at greenfield and brownfield assignments in six countries. Mr. Rosol is highly committed to safety and financial responsibility, and has a proven record of successful planning, implementation, evaluation and management of various capital projects.