VANCOUVER, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that George Burns, Executive Vice-President ("EVP") and Chief Operating Officer ("COO") will be leaving Goldcorp to assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer at Eldorado Gold. Todd White, currently Senior Vice President, Technical Services and Business Excellence, will succeed Mr. Burns as EVP and COO effective January 1, 2017.
"On behalf of the management team and board of directors I would like to thank George and wish him success as he takes on his new role," said David Garofalo, President and Chief Executive Officer. "I look forward to working with Todd to drive increasing net asset value across the portfolio of assets to deliver long-term shareholder value. Todd's strong background in operational efficiency, management systems and large-scale development projects will be invaluable as he leads our operating team going forward."