John L. White joined Santa Fe Gold in April 2012 as General Manager of Lordsburg Mining Company. He was promoted to Vice President Operations of Santa Fe Gold in August 2012. Mr. White’s primary responsibility is to manage the approximately 65 employees at the company’s Summit mine and Lordsburg mill and to oversee the safe and efficient operation of the facilities. Mr. White came to Santa Fe Gold with over 35 years of diverse mining experience in exploration, project development, construction and operations. Before his employment with Santa Fe Gold, he worked for Salls Brothers Construction, Inc.; St. Cloud Mining Company; Texas Gulf, Inc.; and Exxon Minerals USA.
Mr. White holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Washington and a Master of Science degree in Geosciences from the University of Arizona.