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CMA appoints next COO and President

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World Coal,

The Colorado Mining Association (CMA) has selected Stan Dempsey Jr to be the next President and Chief Operating Officer of the association, effective 1 August 2016.

This follows CMA’s current President, Stuart Sanderson, retirement from the Association announcement in March, effective 30 September.

In accepting the position, Dempsey said: “I am tremendously excited to be selected as the new President of the Colorado Mining Association. I have big shoes to fill in succeeding Stuart Sanderson, a colleague I have long admired and respected during my time as President of the Colorado Petroleum Association."

Dempsey will serve as President-elect for a two month transition period ending with Sanderson’s retirement on 30 September. Sanderson will continue to serve the Association and other clients in a consulting role after that date.

Sanderson commended the search committee for an “outstanding job in selecting a candidate with Stan’s qualifications. He is well positioned and well qualified to lead CMA forward in the years ahead,” he added.

Dempsey concluded: “I look forward to drawing upon my experience as an executive and as an advocate for responsible resource development to promote the benefits that mining brings to Colorado.”

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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