Golden Star Wassa Ltd appoints Mr. Carl Baker-Duly as Chief Executive Officer


By Juliet Aguiar DUGBARTEY

Golden Star Wassa Ltd (GSWL), a gold mining company in Ghana and a subsidiary of Chifeng Gold has announced that its Board of Directors have appointed Mr. Carl Georg Baker-Duly as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GSWL.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Baker-Duly was appointed by the Executive Committee of Chifeng Gold as International Operations Director.

Mr. Baker-Duly is a seasoned mining executive with over twenty-five years’ experience in leadership roles from diverse cultural environments with notable Tier-1 mining companies like Anglo American, Anglogold Ashanti and Barrick.

He comes into his roles with management and technical skills developed from a background of feasibility studies, mine development and mining operations mostly of hard rock open pits with gold, copper, uranium and zinc.

Commenting on Mr. Baker-Duly’s appointments as CEO and International Operations Director, Madam Lydia Yang CEO of Chifeng Gold said “I am confident that under Carl’s leadership, GSWL and the other operations of Chifeng Gold will enter a better phase”.

About Golden Star Wassa Ltd.

Golden Star Wassa Limited (Wassa) is a gold mining company in Southwestern Ghana that has been in operation since 2003. It commenced production from its surface operation in 2005 and commercial production was achieved at Wassa Underground on January 1, 2017. In early 2018 Wassa transitioned into an underground-focused operation.

In January 2022, Wassa was acquired by Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co.Ltd. (Chifeng Gold), a publicly listed company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange with more than five operating mines in the Asia Pacific region.

About Chifeng Gold

Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co., Ltd. (Chifeng Gold) is one of the biggest non-state-owned gold mining companies in China. It engages in gold and non-ferrous metal mining in China, Laos, and Ghana. The market cap of the Company is approximately US$4.3 billion.

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