Russell Hallbauer, President & CEO Taseko Mines Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Battison as Vice President of Corporate Affairs.
Mr. Battison will assume direct responsibility for all matters relating to corporate and public affairs, including government and community relations, First Nations liaison, sustainability as well as economic and social responsibility.
Mr. Battison is a public affairs specialist with over 25 years of practical experience in policy development, issue management and communication in both the private and public sectors.
He has been a senior political and policy advisor in British Columbia Canada, served as Interim President & CEO of the Mining Association of BC and spent more than a decade operating a private full service communications consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, program development, implementation and evaluation in the areas of mining and resource development, electrical energy, and health care.
Taseko Mines Limited is a growing exploration, development, mine operating and production company. Its main assets are the Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine, the Prosperity gold-copper project and the Harmony gold prospect.