Lucara Appoints VP To Hunt For Growth OpportunitiesJune 14, 18
(IDEX Online) – Lucara Diamond Corp. has appointed Ayesha Hira as its Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, effective immediately.
Her primary responsibilities will be investigating strategic growth opportunities including mergers and acquisitions, the miner said. She will also assist Eira Thomas, President and CEO, with corporate communications and shareholder relations.
Thomas commented: "As a geologist turned banker, Hira injects important skills and experience into our business at the right time. She is ideally suited to leading an assessment of potential growth opportunities for Lucara going forward. She will also play an important role in strengthening our approach to corporate communications and shareholder relations for both Lucara and Clara
Lucara said that Hira is an experienced executive who began her career as a geologist in Canada. Working initially in diamond, base metals and gold exploration, she transitioned to capital markets working with mining companies listed in North America, Australia, South Africa, UK and Europe, and dealing with a global buy side client base.