MARENGO Mining has appointed Alexander Dann to the role of chief financial officer, based in Toronto.

Mr Dann is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ experience leading financial operations and strategic planning for multinational companies primarily in the mining sector.

Mr Dann has held senior roles with Falconbridge Limited, Rio Algom, and was most recently CFO of Avion Gold Corporation prior to its acquisition by Endeavour Mining Corporation.

Prior to Avion Gold, Mr Dann was CFO of Axmin from 2008 to 2011 and of Goldbelt Resources, which was acquired by Wega Mining ASA in 2007.

From 2003 to 2007, Mr Dann headed the finance group for an automotive parts supplier that included Magna International as one of its primary partners. Mr Dann, who is f luent in French, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Laval University, Quebec and obtained his CA designation in 1995.

Marengo’s Australian-based CFO, Dennus Wilkins, has stepped down following Mr Dann’s appointment. Marengo thanked Mr Wilkins for his efforts since the closure of marengo’s Australia office and redomicile of the company to Canada.