Lauren M. Roberts
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Lauren Roberts was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2019. Prior to rejoining Hecla, Mr. Roberts was Chief Operating Officer for Kinross Gold Corporation from October 2016 to April 2019, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Development from November 2015 to October 2016; Regional Vice President, Americas from October 2013 to November 2015; Regional Vice President, South America from April 2013 to October 2013; Regional Vice President, North America from June 2011 to April 2013; and held other various management positions from April 2004 to June 2011. Mr. Roberts also held various positions at Barrick Gold Corporation from November 1996 to April 2004. He previously worked for Hecla in various roles from January 1989 to November 1996. Mining engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the industry.