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Doe Run hires J. ROSS CONNER as new vice president – metals and exploration

August 25, 2022 – The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) announces the hiring of J.

Ross Conner, vice president – metals and exploration. Conner joins the company’s executive

team in providing strategic direction for the organization, with a particular emphasis in

exploration activities and sustainable metal production at the company’s Resource Recycling


Conner is no stranger to Doe Run, as he previously served as vice president – exploration and

development from 2010 to 2019. During his tenure, Conner oversaw development of hydromet

technologies for lead metal processing at the company’s Research and Technology Center.

Many of these technologies are in various stages of development.

“We are pleased to have Ross rejoin the Doe Run team,” stated Matthew Wohl, president and

CEO at Doe Run. “Ross knows and understands our organization and our tremendous mineral

assets. He has a long history of overseeing our work in hydrometallurgy, and his leadership and

technical skills are a great asset to our organization.”

A seasoned leader, Conner brings over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. Most

recently, he served as a consultant vice president of mining services for the Railveyor

Technology Group. Throughout his career, Conner has overseen all aspects of the mining

business, including exploration, geology, underground mine production, smelting, environmental

systems and sustainable development initiatives.

Conner earned a bachelor’s degree in specialist geology from Brandon University in Brandon,

Manitoba, and a master’s degree in environment and management from Royal Roads University

in Victoria, British Columbia.



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