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BMO counsel named to mining company board

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 3:20 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Simon A. Fish has joined the board of directors of SSR Mining Inc. 

Based in Vancouver, SSR is a precious metals producer with operations in Nevada, Saskatchewan and Argentina. 

Fish is executive vice-president and general counsel at BMO Financial Group and is responsible for legal, regulatory and corporate governance affairs. Before joining the bank, Fish was executive vice-president and general counsel at Vale SA (formerly Inco Limited). Fish also held a number of positions at Royal Dutch Shell, including vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Shell Canada.

A corporate and securities lawyer, Fish was formerly with Dechert LLP, an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Also named to the board was Elizabeth A. Wademan, a senior capital markets professional. 

"We are pleased to have attracted Elizabeth and Simon and welcome them both to the SSR Mining board of directors. Their perspective complements our current board members while their added capital markets experience enhances the execution of our strategy," said chair of the board Michael Anglin.