Vice President - General Manager, Lucky Friday
Chris Neville was appointed Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Lucky Friday Mine in August 2023. Prior to that, he was the Operation’s Manager at the mine from January 2022 to August 2023. Mr. Neville began his career as a Student Engineer Trainee at Hecla in 1992. Since then, he has served in a variety of positions for Hecla at the Lucky Friday Mine, Greens Creek Mine, and the Corporate office, including Production Supervisor, Project Superintendent, Mine Foreman, Mine Operations Superintendent , Mine Manager, Chief Engineer, Mine Superintendent and Operations Manager. From May 2000 to December 2003, Mr. Neville worked for Stillwater Mining Company. He has 30 years of mining experience.