The World Gold Council announces that Pan American Silver and Osisko Gold Royalties have joined the World Gold Council as members.

For nearly three decades, Pan American Silver has owned and operated silver and gold mines in the Americas.

Osisko is a precious metals royalty company that holds a North American focused portfolio of over 180 royalties, streams and precious metal offtakes.

Randy Smallwood, Chair of the World Gold Council, said: “We are pleased to start 2023 with the addition of two new members to the World Gold Council. Their diverse experience and expertise across the Americas will bring a wealth of knowledge and insight to our Board of Members. I’m delighted to welcome both organisations to the World Gold Council and look forward to working with them on our shared ambitions for the gold industry.”

Michael Steinmann, President and CEO on Pan American Silver said: “Pan American is proud to join the World Gold Council, which is a reflection of our commitment to responsible mining and working with our industry peers to continually improve the performance of our industry for all stakeholders.”

Sandeep Singh, President and CEO of Osisko commented: “I am very pleased to announce that Osisko Gold Royalties is joining the World Gold Council. We look forward to working with the various industry participants and WGC members to continue to promote an environment that ensures responsible gold mining and expand the understanding of the gold market globally.”


Formation please contact:

Stephanie Cadman
World Gold Council
M: +44 78952 92973
E: [email protected]

Heather Taylor
Osisko Gold Royalties
M: +14168200209
E: [email protected]

Siren Fisekci
Pan American Silver
M: +16048063191
E: [email protected]


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Pan American Silver

Pan American owns and operates silver and gold mines located in Mexico, Peru, Canada, Argentina and Bolivia. It also owns the Escobal mine in Guatemala that is currently not operating. Pan American provides enhanced exposure to silver through a large base of silver reserves and resources, as well as major catalysts to grow silver production. It has a 29-year history of operating in Latin America, earning an industry-leading reputation for sustainability performance, operational excellence and prudent financial management. Pan American is headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. and its shares trade on NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “PAAS”. Learn more at (opens in a new window).

Osisko Gold Royalties

Osisko Gold Royalties is a precious metal royalty company which holds a North American focused portfolio of over 180 royalties, streams and precious metal offtakes. Osisko’s portfolio is anchored by its cornerstone asset, a 5% net smelter return royalty on the Canadian Malartic mine, which is one of the largest gold mines in Canada. Osisko is a public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) and the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the ticker “OR” and is domiciled in Québec, Canada.