Timmins - Montana - Mexico
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R. DAVID RUSSELL
President and Chief Executive Officer / Director
Mr. Russell is a director of the corporation and has served as the Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2002. Mr. Russell was a founder of Nevoro Gold Corporation in January 2002, the predecessor of Apollo Gold Corporation, and served as its President from February 2002 through June 2002. His background also includes services with Asarco, LAC Minerals, Barrick Gold Corporation and Getchell Gold Corporation. Mr.Russell received his mining engineering degree from University of Montana (Montana Tech). Mr. Russell currently serves as a director of General Moly Inc., Calais Resources and Pure Nickel.
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President - Finance and Corporate Development
Mr. Williams has over 30 years of financial experience and served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2005 and as Senior VP Finance and Corporate Development since March 2004. From November 2003 through January 2004, Mr. Williams served as Chief Financial Officer of Atlantico Gold, a private Brazilian mining company which held the Amapari gold project, and was sold to Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. in January 2004. From 2000 to November 2003, he served as Chief Financial Officer of TVX Gold Inc., a gold mining company with five operating mines and an advanced development project in Greece. His background also includes services with Star Mining Corporation, LAC North America, Riominas LSDA and Rossing Uranium, (both of which are Rio Tinto subsidiaries). Mr. Williams is a Charter Certified Accountant and received an MBA from Cranfield in the United Kingdom.
RICHARD F. NANNA
Senior Vice President - Exploration
Richard F. Nanna has served as the Corporation's Senior VP of Exploration since June 2002. Mr. Nanna was a founder of Nevoro Gold Corporation in January 2002, the predecessor of Apollo Gold Corporation, and served as its VP of Exploration from February 2002 through June 2002. From 1999 to 2002 Mr. Nanna worked as an independent consultant. His background also includes services with Getchell Gold Corporation, FirstMiss Gold Inc., FRM Minerals and Bendix Field Engineering. He has over 35 years in exploration and is a registered professional geologist in the state of Washington. He received a Master's Degree in Geology from Akron University in Ohio. Mr. Nanna serves as a director of General Moly Inc. and Azteca Gold Corporation.
CHARLES E. STOTT (Chairman of The Board)
Mr. Stott has served on the Board since August, 2002 and is an independent mining consultant. Since 1995 he has been associated with T. P. McNulty & Associates which provides services to the mineral, metal and chemical industries. He currently serves on the Board of Hazen Research Inc since 2002 and formerly served on the Board of Getchell Gold Corporation between 1996 and 1999. Mr. Stott was President and CEO for Gold Capital Corporation from 1994 to 1995; President and CEO for Horizon Resources Corporation from 1990 to 1993 and President and CEO for Amax Gold Inc between 1986 and 1989.
ROBERT W. BABENSEE
Mr. Babensee has served as a Board member since 1995 and was a partner of the Canadian accounting firm BDO Dunwoody LLP (Canada) between 1984 and 2004 as an assurance specialist. He served as Chief Financial Officer for Golden China Resources Corporation, a natural resource company, between February 2005 and July 2006. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, Canada since 1968.
G. MICHAEL HOBART
Mr. Hobart has served on the Board since 2002 and is a partner in Fogler, Rubinoff LLP’s securities department where he has practiced since 2002. Prior thereto he was a partner of Aylesworth LLP in Toronto for five years. He represents private and public companies, investment dealers and other market participants in a variety of corporate transactions, with specific emphasis on the mining and natural resources sector, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities, venture capital and private equity funding. He has represented clients in connection with takeover bids, issuer bids and related compliance matters. His practice also includes counseling clients on securities disclosure and compliance issues, related party transactions and general corporate governance matters. He earned a B. A. at McGill University in 1982 and a LL.B. at the University of New Brunswick in 1985. He has held directorships and senior officer positions with several public companies in Canada. Mr. Hobart was called to the Ontario Bar in 1987.
W.S. (STEVE) VAUGHAN
Mr. Vaughan has served on the Board since 2002 and is a partner and Head of the Mining Group for Heenan Blaikie LLP law firm of Toronto, Canada with a focus on the global mineral industry. In addition to a law degree, he has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geology and has worked in the mineral industry continuously since 1955. He has advised and represented both Canadian and international companies; served on many governmental advisory committees; and in recent years has been involved in natural resources transactions in more than 60 countries. He is a member of a number of professional and trade associations including The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum; the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada; and is a Director and Vice President of The World Mines Ministries Forum.
MARVIN K. KAISER
Mr. Kaiser has served as a Board member since May 2006. He retired from The Doe Run Company in February 2006 where he had served in various positions subsequent to joining them in 1993 as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance. At the time of his retirement he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining Doe Run, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Amax Gold from 1989 to 1993. He currently serves on the Boards of Constellation Copper Corporation, Uranium Resources Corporation, and El Capitan Precious Metals, Inc. He received his degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University in 1963 and has served on the School of Accountancy Advisory Board at the University since 1988. He also currently serves as a director of the Southern Illinois University Foundation.
DAVID W. PEAT
Mr. Peat has served as a Board member since May 2006 and is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Frontera Copper Corporation, a natural resource corporation with a copper mine in Mexico. Mr. Peat has over 25 years of experience in financial leadership in support of mining corporations. He started his career at Price Waterhouse and served as Vice President and Global Controller for Newmont Mining Corporation from 2002 through 2004, and as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Homestake Mining Company between 1999 and 2002. He received his Bachelor of Commerce, Honors in Business Administration from the University of Windsor in 1976 and a Bachelor of Arts, Economics from the University of Western Ontario in 1975. He has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario since 1978.