Joseph Hamilton, P. Geo, CFA
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Hamilton is a Professional Geologist with over 14 years of mineral exploration experience in addition to over seven years as a mining analyst in the investment industry and three years' experience in mining development. He is currently the CEO of Malbex Resources and a Managing Director of Primary Capital. He previously has held senior management positions with Noront Resources and African Copper Plc. In addition to being a P.Geo. in Ontario, Mr. Hamilton is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Joseph Del Campo, CPA, CMA
Interim President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Del Campo holds Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designations. He began his career with Falconbridge Limited and spent over 19 years working within the Falconbridge group of companies at progressive financial positions, including Controller and Treasurer of Falconbridge Dominicana, a ferronickel operation in the Dominican Republic; and Falconbridge Gold Corporation, a gold mining company with operating mines in Africa and Timmins, Ontario. Over the past 20 years, Joseph has been a Director and Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a number of junior exploration companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange.
Charles Page, M.Sc., P.Geo.
In addition to being a Professional Geologist, Mr. Page has acted as senior officer, director and CEO for several publicly traded junior resources companies. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Page has developed, organized and implemented major exploration projects in several mining camps in Canada and in the Republic of Cuba. He is familiar with all aspects of exploration from grass-roots projects to feasibility studies, production and mine closure. His primary geological expertise is in Precambrian gold and base metal, epithermal gold, porphyry copper-gold and disseminated gold deposits. He is also a director of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. and Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
Daniel Danis, M.Sc., P. Geo.
Mr. Danis has a BSc in earth sciences with specialization in geology and a M.Sc. in earth science with specialization in geochemistry from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM). Mr. Danis was VP Exploration for Minorca Resources, Vogue Resources and Unigold Resources and has more than 20 years of exploration experience. Mr. Danis previously served as President and CEO of the Company until October, 2011.
Mr. Acero has 20 years of experience as metal trader. He holds a business degree from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña.
Ruben Padilla, PhD
Mr. Padilla has 25 years' experience working on target generation, project evaluations, mining geology, and management of exploration programs with various companies mostly focused on the Americas. He holds a geological engineering degree from the University of Chihuahua in Mexico and a Master and PhD degrees from the University of Arizona. Currently he is chief geologist of Talisker Exploration Services Inc., an Ontario based Mining and exploration services company co-founded by Mr. Padilla in 2010, whose principal clients are Osisko Gold Royalties and their associated companies. He worked and completed important research at La Escondida deposit in Chile where he identified a blind target related with a younger porphyry event today known as the Escondida Este deposit. With AngloGold Ashanti he acted as exploration country manager in Peru and in Colombia and as Chief Geologist for the Americas exploration group. He was part of the team that discovered the Colosa and Gramalote deposits in Colombia.
Mr. Tremblay is the former CEO of United Bottles & Packaging of Laval, Quebec.
Mr. Lacoste is the President and CEO of Monarch Gold Corporation. Jean-Marc earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from McGill University in Montreal. In 1993 he started a career in finance at the Montreal Stock Exchange where he worked for National Bank Financial and, subsequently, Merrill Lynch Canada. In 2000 he left Montreal for Toronto to join Northland Power, a wind power energy corporation, as Vice President of Acquisitions. He returned to Montreal in 2002 where he joined the boards of a few public and private companies. From 2004 to 2010, he took a major role in Golden Goose Resources Inc. where he became President and CEO.