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Drummond Company Announces Appointment of New President of Drummond Ltd. in Colombia

May 8, 2013

Drummond Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of José Miguel Linares as President of Drummond Ltd. in Colombia.

Mr. Linares brings more than 23 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as Vice President – Legal of Drummond Ltd. in Colombia. Mr. Linares holds a Juris Doctorate from the Universidad de los Andes.

The new President of Drummond Ltd. in Colombia was born in Bogotá and is married to another attorney, Mrs. Paula Ladrón de Guevara, with whom he has two children, Andrés and Alejandro.

According to Mr. Linares, “this appointment is a vote of confidence that the Drummond family, company executives and colleagues have placed in me after 23 years of career growth within the company.”

Mr. Linares’ new role will be focused on the development of activities that reiterate Drummond’s commitment with socially and environmentally sustainable mining; creating positive conditions for Colombia’s economic growth, and improving the quality of life of the communities in the area of influence of our operations.

The new President of Drummond Ltd. also wanted to express his gratitude to all employees, who every day, from different roles and responsibilities, give their very best to the company as it continues to grow in Colombia.