Daniel VaninChief Executive Officer
Daniel Vanin was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nyrstar in July 2019.
Daniel has worked in the mining industry for over 40 years in both underground and open pit mines, and with smelting operations in both Chili and Bolivia. During this time he gained strong international mine and smelting development and management skills, coupled with extensive experience in working around the world, including Canada, Russia, Spain and several African and South American countries.
Daniel joined Trafigura in 2011 as Mining Group COO based in Seville, Spain. Previously he was CEO of Iberian Minerals Corp. until the company was bought out by Trafigura.
He has held senior executive and operational positions with Cambior Inc., RBG Resources PLC, Glencore and Lac Minerals Ltd. He was also Chief Operating Officer at High River Gold Mines.
Daniel works in English, French, Italian and Spanish. He is an Italian national who grew up and studied in Canada, graduating from McGill University with a degree in Mining Engineering.