|Dr. Mark Cruise|
Position: President, CEO and Director
A base metal deposit specialist with 20-years project experience from grass-roots exploration through resource definition to permitting and production in Europe and the America's on behalf of Pasminco Exploration, Anglo American and various TSX-listed Juniors. He completed his Ph.D. on the Irish zinc-lead orefield and was a member of Anglo American's Lisheen Zinc-Lead Mine feasibility/technical team in Ireland that developed the 4,500 tpd Lisheen Mine.
A Certified Management Accountant, Ms. Ladd received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in 1991 and a Masters of Arts in Economics from Queen's University in 1993. Anna has over 15 years of experience in financing and financial controls in relation to the mining industry from mine controller up to and including responsibility for multiple large scale open pit and underground base and precious metal production units. Anna has served as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer for a number of TSX listed junior mining and development companies in addition to several mid-size to senior gold and base metal producers including Grande Cache Coal's operations, Kinross Gold Corporation's Fort Knox, Round Mountain and Kettle River operations and Vale Inco's Thompson and Sudbury base metal operations.
|Paul Keller, P.Eng.|
Position: Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Keller brings extensive mine operations experience in Canada with 27 years of experience most recently as Manager of Technical Services for a major Canadian mining contractor where he led a team of engineers and designers on various mining contracts for major mining companies. Mr. Keller began his career with Rio Algom Limited and has also worked in various management roles with Barrick Gold's Hemlo mine in operations, engineering and maintenance. Mr. Keller holds a Bachelor of Engineering/Mining from Laurentian University and is a Professional Engineer.
Position: Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Mr. Stakiw is a geologist with over 20 years of mineral exploration, research and finance/equity market experience, and has held senior management roles with a leading mining research and investment publication and has consulted to resource-focused investment funds.
Position: Vice President of Human Resources
Mr. Hughes has over 25 years experience a global senior human resources professional. Previously held senior level roles in companies such as Talisman Energy, Rio Algom Ltd., Convergys, American Express and Pitney Bowes with experience in Canada, the United States, Peru and Chile.
Committed team of geoscientists and engineers with extensive experience from grass roots discoveries through project definition to production.
|Dayle Rusk, P.Geo.|
Position: Director, Geology
Ms. Rusk has over 30 years of base and precious metal production and exploration experience in underground and open-pit mines. Dayle was previously Chief of Technical Services for Imperial Metals where she was responsible for all aspects of engineering and production geology including short and long-range planning, mine design, resource-reserve calculations and subsequent production-reconciliation studies. She has also held roles as Senior Production Geologist at Goldcorp's Red Lake mine and Anglo American's Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting - Flin Flon production unit and most recently with Kria Resources.
Position: Vice President of Exploration
Mr. Marinov has over 21 years of international experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry -- including 5 years in an underground production environment. He has extensive experience in precious, base metal and industrial minerals exploration having worked throughout Eastern Europe, Asia, Australia, as well as Central and South America with Rio Tinto and Anglo American in senior geologist and management roles. Most recently, Daniel was the project exploration manager at Anglo's Michiquillay porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in Peru. Daniel will be focusing on rapidly advancing and expanding the Company's Santander polymetallic and Huampar silver-gold projects Peru. Daniel holds a Master of Science degree in mineral exploration from the University of Mining and Geology of Sofia, Bulgaria.
Position: General Manager, Peru
Mr. Desjardins has over 30 years of mining experience in roles ranging from mine management, technology, optimization and general operations. Ed was recently managing director for AngloGold Ashanti's Sadiola and Yatela mines in Mali, West Africa, and has also served in senior management roles with Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining amongst many other mining companies. He received an MBA from Simon Fraser University in 2004 and a mining engineering technology diploma from Haileybury School of Mines in 1982.