Benz Mining appointed Mark Lynch-Staunton as chief development officer.

In his new role, Lynch-Staunton will lead the development of the Eastmain Gold and Ruby Hill Lithium projects in Canada.

With over 15 years of experience in the metals and mining sector, Lynch-Staunton has a background in exploration, feasibility studies, and project development.

He previously held senior management positions at Barrick Gold.