George R. Johnson
Research and Development
Hecla mining company
United States Minor Outlying Islands
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 May 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.