MANAGEMENT & DIRECTORS
Michel David, BSc,
President & CEO, DirectorMr. David has over 35 years of experience in geology and geophysics, base metal and precious metal exploration and mining. He obtained a BSc in geology from McGill University in 1975 and has managed numerous projects in southern Africa, Brazil, Colombia, the Philippines, Korea and throughout North America with emphasis in the Province of Quebec. Mr. David has been a director and officer of several mining exploration companies based in Val d’Or, Quebec. Under his guidance a number of these companies made significant gold discoveries exploring and developing both from surface and underground.
DirectorWith a degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Toronto, Thomas started his career in the early 1990s as an exploration geologist in the famous Timmins mining camp in Northern Ontario. He then moved to Vancouver and took a position as staff Journalist at the well-known mining publication, The Northern Miner, reporting the merits and shortcomings of Canadian exploration and mining projects worldwide. This built a foundation for his later work as a Mining Analyst for the Toronto-based institutional investment firm, Fraser Mackenzie. Thomas is currently based in Vancouver working as an independent consulting mining analyst.
Christopher J. Hobbs, CA
CFOMr. Hobbs has worked with several public companies, accounting and securities firms in an accounting, management, director or CFO role in the past 20 years. Mr. Hobbs co-founded Pine Point Capital Advisors Inc., in January 2008 and has extensive experience in the investment banking sector. He served as a Senior Manager of KPMG LLP from 1990 to 1999. Mr. Hobbs is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Ontario and holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Eugene Gauthier, P.Eng,
VP of Exploration DirectorMr.Gauthier brings over 25 years of mining experience to Walker River. Mr.Gauthier has worked in production and mining for several Canadian mines, in particular Gwillim, Louvicourt, Western Quebec and Malartic southern. Mr. Gauthier is the Vice President of Exploration for the company.
R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus
AdvisorFor the past 35 years Mr. Angus has been focused on structuring and financing both domestic and international exploration, development and mining ventures. Most recently, Mr. Angus was Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Endeavor Financial. Prior to joining Endeavor Financial he was a former partner and head of Global Mining Group for the Canadian law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. Mr. Angus is the former Chairman of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited, he was a Director of First Quantum Minerals until June 2005, a Director of Canico Resources Corporation until it’s takeover by CVRD in 2005, a Director of Bema Gold until it’s takeover by Kinross Gold in 2007, a Director of Ventana Gold until its takeover by AUX Canada Acquisitions in 2011 and a director of Plutonic Power until its merger with Magma Energy in 2011. Currently Mr. Angus is Chair of Nevsun Resources Ltd.
Denis St. Hilaire,
DirectorMr. St. Hilaire is an experienced independent businessman having been involved in numerous business in various sectors. He is currently active in the development of groundwater resources in the Province of Quebec. Mr. St. Hilaire is an independent director and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee.
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