George R. Johnson
George R. Johnson was appointed to Hecla’s Board of Directors in March 2016. Mr. Johnson was Senior Vice President of Operations of B2Gold Corporation, a Canadian-based gold producing company, from August 2009 until his retirement in April 2015. Mr. Johnson also served as Senior Vice President of Russian Operations of Kinross Gold Corporation, a senior gold mining company, from March 2007 to August 2009, and Senior Vice President of Operations of Bema Gold Corporation, a gold producing company, from October 1999 to March 2007. He also held several positions with Hecla Mining Company from 1983 to 1999.