Matador Mining Limited (ASX: MZZ) is focusing on building a Mining Portfolio

✦ Sam Pazuki, the new Managing Director/CEO and Ian Murray, Non-Executive Chair of Matador Mining Limited (ASX: MZZ) share the company's exploration focus.

Noel Ong, CEO of Samso has often said that Matador Mining is a gold miner in the making.

And now, with the company's new move in bringing on board Sam Pazuki as the company's new Managing Director and CEO, Matador is taking this a big step further. Mr. Pazuki comes from an experienced background with Oceania Gold Limited (ASX: OGC : TSX: OGC), a very successful gold miner. There is a wealth of experience here waiting to be mined.

Ian Murray, Non-Executive Chair, joins Noel in sharing his thoughts on Mr. Pazuki as the new member of the board and the new CEO of the company. There are lots to glean from today's conversation as Mr. Pazuki shares his vision for Matador.

What is noteworthy is Matador's Cape Ray project is 120km in length and has a resource of over 800,000 ounces which is destined to grow over time.

Listen to Mr. Pazuki and Mr. Murray here:


00:00 Start

00:20 Introduction

00:52 Ian Murray introduces Sam Pazuki as the new CEO.

01:53 Self-intro by Sam Pazuki.

06:07 Looking at Gold Road No. 2 in the making and the handover transition.

08:18 Sam's smooth transition period into MZZ.

12:00 What is the prize for Matador?

17:11 The importance of structural geology.

17:55 The right strategy.

19:01 Thoughts on the Hermitage Project.

19:33 Quick update on Matador.

21:38 Ian´s involvement in MZZ.

23:10 Sam on market expectation.

25:10 Conclusion

About Sam Pazuki

Professional Engineer with a Masters in Finance who has broad based experience with three extraordinary, well-respected global companies. During his employment with each of these companies, he was a valued contributor from strategy through to execution while they went through a period of transformational growth. In these dynamic work environments, he worked collaboratively with all levels of the organization to adapt to the major changes and effectively respond to the new needs of each business.

He is very proud of his ability and track record in building solid and collaborative relationships, by thinking strategically, knowing how to deliver positive results, communicating effectively and being a leader with a high degree of emotional intelligence.

Public speaking is both his strength and passion.

About Ian Murray

Mr Murray is a Chartered Accountant, a Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds an Executive degree in Advanced Management & Leadership from the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School. With over 25 years’ mining industry experience in senior leadership positions, including the position of Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Go