Jan 9 (Reuters) - Aura Minerals Inc :
* Aura Minerals announces senior management changes
* Aura Minerals Inc - Jim Bannantine, president and CEO has announced his intention to step down effective January 15, 2017
* Aura Minerals Inc - Bannantine has agreed to remain a director of company.
* Aura Minerals Inc - Rodrigo Barbosa, company's CFO, to assume president and CEO position Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: