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Brian Kirwin , President & CEO

Former Vice President, Exploration of Vengold 1997-2000; 1990-1997 Placer Dome Inc. in various Senior roles.  M.Sc. Mineral Exploration with 19 year career involved in international exploration evaluating deposits, mines and investment conditions worldwide.  Credited with three satellite deposit discoveries on advanced projects in Nevada.



Giulio Bonifacio , Executive Vice President & CFO

Former Vice President Finance and Secretary of Vengold Inc. 1994-2000; 1987-1993 various Senior Financial Roles with TOTAL CFP Group Minerals.  Professional accountant for over 20 years in the precious metals business with an in-depth knowledge of financial, regulatory and acquisition related matters.




Foster Wilson, Vice President Corporate Development

Former member of technical services group at Placer Dome Exploration 1990-1999.  Former exploration geologist with Echo Bay Exploration 1985-1990.  23 year career in exploration and development projects ranging from reconnaissance to definition drilling, ore reserve estimation and feasibility studies.




Robert McKnight , Director

Professional Engineer and MBA with over 25 years of experience in the resource business with a wealth of knowledge in project finance, mergers and acquisitions, feasibility studies and valuations.  Vice President Finance and Corporate Development for Expatriate Resources Ltd. and StrataGold Corporation since February 2004; Manager, Financial Services of AMEC Mining & Energy September 2003 to January 2004; Vice President of Pincock Allen & Holt Ltd. from 1998 to 2001; Director and Principal of Endeavour Financial Corporation from 1990 to 1997 and prior thereto various senior corporate development roles with TOTAL CFP Group Minerals. 



Ronald K. Netolitzky, Director

Mr. Ronald Netolitzky has a wealth of experience in the mining industry, having achieved exploration success on three major gold deposits which have subsequently been put into production: the Snip, Eskay Creek and Brewery Creek mines. Mr. Netolitzky holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science degree from the University of Calgary, both in Geology. He was previously Chairman of Viceroy Resources Corporation serving formerly as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Netolitzky is also the former Chairman of both Loki Gold Corporation and Baja Gold Inc. 


Ian Telfer, Advisor to the Board of Directors

Chairman and CEO of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. with over 30 years experience in the precious metals business.  As a founding director of TVX he served as its President and CEO during the first ten years and has also held positions as a Director of Lihir Gold, President and CEO of Vengold Inc.  In these capacities Mr. Telfer has raised over $1 billion for mining exploration and development around the world