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Alamos appoints new VPs, GM for Young-Davidson mine
5th January 2022
By: Creamer Media Reporter
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Canadian intermediate gold producer Alamos Gold has appointed Luc Guimond as operations VP and Khalid Elhaj as business strategy VP.
Léon Grondin-Leblanc has also been promoted to GM of the Young-Davidson mine, in Ontario.
Guimond has nearly 35 years of experience in the mining industry in operations management, project management, mine construction and corporate development in Canada and Australia and was most recently GM of Young-Davidson.
He joined Northgate Minerals (a predecessor company) in 2006 as project manager of the Young-Davidson project and was later appointed executive GM for Northgate Minerals’ Australian operations.
Prior to that, Guimond held progressively senior positions with Noranda, Hemlo Gold, Battle Mountain Gold and Newmont.
He is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Elhaj joined Alamos Gold in 2015 and most recently held the role of director of corporate development and business planning.
As VP of business strategy, he will support the executive team’s execution of business strategy and evaluation of key strategic initiatives and opportunities, as well as have responsibility for the forecasting and budgeting process.
Elhaj has 15 years of mining industry experience in progressive roles that include corporate development, business planning, investor relations and treasury with Teranga Gold, Barrick Gold, AuRico Gold and Northgate Minerals.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, is a CFA Charterholder and a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Grondin-Leblanc most recently served as underground operations superintendent at Young-Davidson, a position he has held since 2018.
He joined Richmont Mines (a predecessor company) as senior mine engineer at the Island Gold mine in early 2016 and was promoted to chief mine engineer later that year. Prior to that, he held progressively senior engineering positions with Agnico Eagle Mines.
Grondin-Leblanc holds a Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering from Université Laval and an MBA from the University of Fredericton. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario and Quebec.
Edited by: Chanel de Bruyn
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Online
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