Announcing the 2020 LOVA winners!

Congratulations to our 2020 Living Our Values Awards (LOVA) winners!

This year we received 3,800 nominations across our global operations from employees nominating their colleagues for their commitment to our four core values: Putting People First, Outstanding Corporate Citizenship, High Performance Culture and Rigorous Financial Discipline.

Let’s meet the 2020 winners:

Putting People First
Gold
Sergey Drozdov
, First Aid Station Manager, Kupol

Silver
Tayla Thompson
, Human Resources Generalist, Bald Mountain
Yury Baranov, Underground Mechanic, Dvoinoye

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship
Gold
Michael Armah
, Senior Medical Officer, Chirano

Silver
Greg Chapin
, NDT Technician, Fort Knox
Jessica Kiburis, Nurse, Round Mountain

High Performance Culture
Gold
Nitamar Donizete Pimenta
, Operations Supervisor, Paracatu

Silver
K’nana Alioune Oumel Khayratt
, Shovel Operator, Tasiast
Olga Gorbatyuk, Senior Legal Counsel, Magadan

Rigorous Financial Discipline
Gold
Francisco Villalobos
, Mine Superintendent, La Coipa

Silver
Kairo Cunha
, Manager, Mine Planning, Toronto
Robert Clough Jr., Mill Supervisor, ROBU/Kettle River Buckhorn

As a result of travel restrictions associated with COVID-19 this year, we are planning to have 2020 winners travel to Toronto alongside our 2021 winners next year.

Stay tuned, as we are going to feature the amazing stories of our 2020 LOVA winners on Kinross World in the coming weeks!