Endeavour MiningCorp. said May 9 that it has appointed Sébastien de Montessus to therole of CEO.
Montessus is replacing Neil Woodyer, who will take the role ofnonexecutive chairman of the company from Michael Beckett.
Beckett will continue as an independent director.
De Montessus has been with the company since November 2015 aspresident and director while previously having served as CEO of La Mancha Groupand holding several executive positions at AREVASA.
Recently, Endeavour Mining reported production of 131,567 ounces of gold during the first quarter,higher than the 123,744 ounces recorded in the corresponding period in 2015.