Management

 

kim_tylerR. Kim Tyler, P.Geo, B.Sc., President, CEO, and Director 

Mr. Tyler is a mining and exploration professional with over 40 years of progressive management and executive experience in gold, base metals and industrial minerals with companies including Vale, Rio Tinto, Royal Oak Mines and Cominco Ltd. Mr. Tyler brings strong technical expertise that, besides mineral exploration, includes mine operations management experience in both open pit and underground mining operations. Since 2007 Mr. Tyler has served as President and Director of Canadian Arrow Mines Limited, a junior exploration and development company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. During his tenure leading the executive team through exploration to pre-development phases, Mr. Tyler has managed successful financings, property acquisitions, NI 43-101 Resource and PEA studies, and various mining agreements including First Nations, custom milling and concentrate off-take agreements. Under his leadership the Company was awarded “Developer of the Year” in 2008 by the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors and Developers Association and received a public award of recognition for best business practices by the Grand Chief of the First Nations within Treaty #3. Mr. Tyler has also held positions as Manager of Projects Evaluation North America for a TSX listed mid-tier gold producer as well as Operations Manager for two other TSX-listed junior gold development companies.

Mr. Tyler is a Professional Geoscientist registered in both British Columbia and Ontario. He has worked within both junior and major mining and exploration environments. As such he has had exposure to innovation and best industry practices from a number of corporate cultures.

 

terry_bybergTerrence H. Byberg, Executive Vice President and Interim Chairman 

Mr. Byberg has 43 years of international mining experience in Canada, USA, Mexico, Greece, Australia and the Philippines, with extensive public company experience in the areas of management, production and operations.

He has been: Founder and Vice President of Mining for Chieftain Metals, Inc; Founder, President and CEO of Silver Eagle Mines, Inc.; President and Chief Operating Officer of Philippine Gold; General Manager for Exall Resources; General Manager for TVX in Northern Quebec and Greece; and General Manager for Royal Oak in Yellowknife, NWT.

Mr. Byberg began his career, in 1972, with the Dome Group in Red Lake where, during a 17 year period, he worked as a Surveyor and Ventilation Engineer, Miner, Shift Boss, Training and Safety Superintendent, Assistant Mine Superintendent and Mine Superintendent. Still within the Dome Group he transferred to Detour Lake Mine, based in Timmins Ontario, where he was the Production Superintendent from 1988 thru 1990.

Mr. Byberg is a Graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines.

 

christina_wuChristina Wu, CPA, CGA, Chief Financial Officer 

Ms. Wu brings ten plus years of experience in the financial services sector with her most recent role as Senior Financial Analyst with Marelli Support Services Inc. Her experience includes preparation of corporate financial reporting, accounting, bookkeeping and all related matters required for the financial support function of Canadian public companies. She has held increasingly responsible positions with RSM, Canada LLP; Enterprise Business Group, Collins Barrow and Henderson Partners LLP.