Silver Institute President Bradford Cooke Passes Away

Silver Institute President Bradford Cooke Passes Away

  • Posted on 08 19, 2022

(Washington, D.C. – August 19, 2022) The members of the Silver Institute offer our condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Bradford Cooke, who passed away unexpectedly.

Brad was the founder and Chairman of Endeavour Silver and President of the Silver Institute.

Michael DiRienzo, Executive Director of the Silver Institute, said, “We are extremely saddened to learn of Brad’s passing. Brad was an accomplished geologist and mining executive whose leadership and commitment to the Institute was steadfast. Our members relied on Brad for his experience and keen insight, especially his passionate dedication to sustainability and environmental, social, and governance issues. We will miss him greatly.”

For more information on Brad and his career, please see this statement from Endeavour Silver.

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