Mikhailov and Partners becomes communications consultant to Nordgold
Nordgold (www.nordgold.ru) is a gold miner that specializes in working in regions with emerging economies. Created in 2007 as the gold mining division of the international metals company Severstal, Nordgold became an independent company in 2012 with a listing on the London Stock Exchange (“NORD”). It has operations in Russia, Burkina-Faso, Guinea and Kazakhstan. Rapidly expanding through acquisitions and organic development, Nordgold has achieved the highest growth rate in the industry since it was founded in 2007, and in 2011 produced 754,000 troy ounces of gold.
Andrey Bykasov, Director of the Financial Communications Practice at Mikhailov and Partners, noted: “We are delighted with this opportunity to work with one of the most promising and rapidly growing companies in the gold mining sector. Effective communications help to create added value for a business and we anticipate that Mikhailov and Partners’ wealth of experience in strategic communications will contribute to Nordgold’s future development.”