| Graham C. Thody, CA |
Chairman and Director
|Graham was a partner of Nemeth Thody Anderson, Chartered Accountants of Vancouver, B.C., from 1979 until his retirement in 2007. His practice focused on the audits of reporting companies, participation in the initial public offering process, corporate mergers and acquisitions and domestic and international tax matters. Today, he is a director and chairman of the audit committees of several reporting corporations involved in mining exploration and development throughout the Americas. He is also a Director as well as the President and CEO of UEX Corporation. Graham is a member of the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He holds a bachelor of commerce degree in marketing from the University of British Columbia.|
| Dunham L. Craig, P.Geo |
CEO, President and Director
| Dunham Craig graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Degree in Geology in 1988. From 1970 to 1983, he worked in the heavy construction industry and also operated his own construction company for seven years. Upon graduation from university, he served as a project geologist for Cominco Exploration Ltd. and later consulted for Cominco and Kennecott Canada Inc.|
Subsequently in 1993, as the vice president of exploration and corporate development for Wheaton River Minerals, Dunham was responsible for the discovery of three mineral deposits at Wheaton River's highly profitable Golden Bear mine and for participating in the project through bankable feasibility and bank financing. He later directed the acquisition of the Bellavista Gold Project in Costa Rica and oversaw its design through bankable feasibility. From 2002 to 2005, he was a member of the initial management team of Glencairn Gold Inc. that acquired and developed two operating mines in Central America. Dunham joined Geologix in 2005 as its President and was later appointed CEO and President by the Board in 2006.
| Randy V.J. Smallwood, P. Eng |
|Randy has worked as a geological engineer in the mining industry for more than 20 years. He has a wealth of experience in mineral exploration, mine development and mine operations, having worked with companies such as TeckCominco, Homestake and Westmin Resources from 1986 to 1994. He joined Wheaton River Minerals in 1994 and played a major role in the operational success of the Golden Bear mine, which transformed Wheaton River into a successful junior gold mining company. Later, as the director of corporate development for Wheaton River, he was responsible for the technical reviews of all mineral project evaluations for the Wheaton River, Goldcorp and Silver Wheaton group of companies. Randy is the President of Silver Wheaton Corp.|
| George Brack, BA. Sc., MBA, CFA |
| George's 25-year career in the mining industry has focused on investment banking and corporate development, specifically identifying, evaluating, and executing strategic mergers and acquisitions, and the provision of equity financing. Most recently Mr. Brack acted as the Managing Director and Industry Head, Mining Group, of Scotia Capital. Prior to joining Scotia Capital in 2006, Mr. Brack spent seven years as President of Macquarie North America Ltd., an investment banking firm specializing in merger and acquisition advice. Previous to that, Mr. Brack was Vice-President, Corporate Development at Placer Dome Inc., was Vice-President of the investment banking group at CIBC Wood Gundy, and worked in Rio Algom's Corporate Development department. Mr. Brack currently serves as a director of Alexco Resource Corp., Capstone Mining Corp., and Red Back Mining Inc.|
Mr. Brack holds a BA. Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of Toronto, an MBA from York University, and the CFA designation.
| Mauricio Candiani Galaz, MBA |
|Mr Candiani is a Mexican citizen and currently President & CEO of Candiani Mining, a private consulting firm based in Mexico City, and is Vice President of the Mexico City Chamber of Commerce. Previously, he was a founding partner in a private investment banking firm and a former Executive President of the Mexican National Natural Gas Association. He is experienced in executing acquisition and divesture deals, as well as equity and M&A transactions in several countries in Latin America, and has acted as an advisor to companies such as Southern Copper (Mexico), Endeavour Silver (Canada), La Camera (Canada), Mitsui (Japan), Interexport (Chile) and Tracerco (U.K.) amongst others. Mauricio formerly served as a Federal Congressman in Mexico, where he led an industry effort to reform the Federal Mexican Mining Legislation of which the bill was signed and enacted in 2005. Mr. Candiani holds a bachelors degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Universidad Iberoamericana and an Executive Masters Degree in Business Administration from the prestigious Institute Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresas (IPADE).|
| Eduardo Luna, MBA |
| Eduardo is a Director of Primero Mining Corp. He was previously chairman of Silver Wheaton, the chairman of the advisory board to the Faculty of Mines at Mexico's University of Guanajuato and a member of the boards of several corporations. He has extensive operating and consulting experience in Mexico. Eduardo was the president of Minas de San Luis SA de CV (Luismin), a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldcorp and an executive vice president first of Wheaton River and then of Goldcorp. He also held various executive positions with Minera Autlan for seven years and with Industrias Peñoles for five years. In addition, he was the chairman of the Mexican Mining Chamber on two occasions and served as the president of Mexico's Silver Institute. |
Eduardo holds a degree in advanced management from Harvard University. He also has an MBA from the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and a bachelor of science degree in mining engineering from the University of Guanajuato.
| Robert D. Willis, B.Sc., P.Eng |
| Robert is the President & CEO of San Marco Resources Inc. Robert graduated in 1973 from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. He has worked in the mineral resources industry for more than 30 years.|
As a founder of Geologix, Mr. Willis has acted as a director, president, and chairman of Geologix prior to his retirement from the Board in June of 2009. Robert also founded Manhattan Minerals Corp. and acted as president and CEO of Manhattan from 1990 to 1998 and a director for that firm from 1990 to 2001. Under his direction, Manhattan explored many gold and silver projects in Mexico. Most notably, it explored and later placed into production the Moris gold and silver mine, a 2,200-ton-per-day open-pit heap-leach operation.
Prior to Robert's involvement with Manhattan, he was founder, president and CEO of Pioneer Metals Corp. He was responsible for the acquisition and startup of the Stibnite gold and silver mine in Idaho, an open-pit heap-leach operation. Also under his direction, Pioneer joint ventured the Premier gold project in B.C. with Westmin Resources, which subsequently put the project into production. In the 1970s, Robert held engineering and production positions with Rio Algom and Teck Corp. at the Lornex, Afton and Highmont open-pit copper mines.