This excerpt taken from the PCU 8-K filed Nov 24, 2008.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On November 21, 2008, Southern Copper Corporation (the Company) announced that it had appointed Mr. Jose de los Heros Ugarte as its Vice President, Commercial. Mr. de los Heros Ugarte replaces Mr. Mario Vinageras.
Mr. Jose de los Heros Ugarte has held various commercial positions with the Company since 1983. Mr. de los Heros Ugarte received a B.A. degree from St. Mary University and also attended a program of executive management and international relations. Mr. de los Heros Ugarte will head operations at the Peruvian, Mexican and U.S. units.
Mr. Mario Vinageras has served as the Companys Vice President, Commercial since April 25, 2002. This change is due to internal organizational adjustments within the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.